07/29/2004 11:00PM

Hilton begins sign-ups for NFL contest


Entries for the Las Vegas Hilton SuperContest football handicapping tournament will be taken beginning at 8 a.m. Monday. The tournament has a $1,500 entry fee and requires handicappers pick five NFL games a week against the spread. It drew a record 346 entries last year with $207,600 going to the champion.

Contestants have until 1 p.m. on Sept. 10 to register and get their picks in for the first week of the NFL season. Those who sign up before 5 p.m. on Aug. 29 are eligible for a $10,000 mini-contest over the final three weeks of the season.