Cantor Gaming Announces Launch of "Cantor 5" for Professional Basketball

Mar 19, 2012, 09:00 ET from Cantor Gaming

LAS VEGAS, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Gaming® announced today that it is launching "Cantor 5", an opportunity for sports betting patrons to wager on a daily basis during the NBA basketball season by creating their own fantasy basketball team. 

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Beginning on Monday, March 19 and continuing through the NBA Finals in June, Cantor Gaming will start with selecting a team of five players each day and Cantor 5 participants will be able to select a team from the remaining pool of players.  Once a team has been selected, Cantor Gaming will offer a point spread and patrons can wager on either Cantor Gaming's team or their own against the spread.  Sports wagering fans may place Cantor 5 wagers through their sports wagering accounts in any Cantor Race & Sports Book located throughout Las Vegas, or on their Android™ devices, including cell phones and tablets.

Mike Colbert, Race & Sports Book Risk Director at Cantor Gaming, said: "Cantor Gaming has proven time and again to be an innovator in sports wagering. Our 'Cantor 5' wager is among the most creative and ground-breaking events ever in sports betting. We are excited to offer sports fans this unique opportunity to create their own fantasy basketball team, and wager on their choices, bringing an entirely new dimension of fun and excitement to the professional basketball season."

Fans can visit Cantor Gaming's race and sports books and sign up for sports wagering accounts at: the M Resort Spa Casino, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the Tropicana Las Vegas, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Las Vegas Sands' The Palazzo and The Venetian Las Vegas.  Cantor Gaming will open a new race and sports book at Palms Casino Resort this May and meanwhile operates an ancillary sports-only book near the Mint High Limit Lounge located on Palms' main floor. 

Cantor Gaming's Android compatible mobile sports wagering application enables gaming fans to place wagers on all Android devices, including cell phones and tablets.

About Cantor Gaming
At Cantor Gaming, we have built upon Cantor Fitzgerald's legacy of integrity and excellence and its unmatched financial technology to create an innovative and unique gaming system that we believe is revolutionizing the gaming experience in Las Vegas. Cantor Gaming is the first company licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission to manufacture, distribute and operate a mobile gaming system in the state. We provide casinos with a complete mobile gaming solution, including a proprietary wireless gaming system, full back-office infrastructure and a portfolio of casino games. We are passionate about applying technology to transform gaming and we are continuously using innovations in the operation of our race and sports books, and enhancing our products and technology, to offer customers a unique and memorable gaming experience. 

Cantor Gaming is an affiliate of the global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which has over 65 years experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure, real-time financial transaction processing, management, and execution.  Known globally for superior financial technology and real-time and secure execution of financial transactions, Cantor's clients include the world's leading banks and trading firms. Cantor's technology drives over $500 billion in transactions for the world's capital markets every day.  

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