CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out Touts World-Champion Competitors for 2017

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CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out Touts World-Champion Competitors for 2017
Sixty-four of rodeo’s top cowboys and cowgirls face-off for more than $200,000 purse at Orleans Arena Dec. 7-9

Today, Boyd Gaming unveiled the full roster of competitors and world-champion rodeo talent set to compete in the third-annual CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out, happening Dec. 7-9 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Some of rodeo’s biggest names will be competing in this year’s Chute-Out for a purse totaling more than $200,000, including fan-favorite and world champion Fred Whitfield in Tie-Down Roping and four-time world champion bull rider JW Harris. Additionally, 19-time WNFR qualifier and four-time world champion Sherry Cervi will compete in Barrel Racing and seven-time WNFR qualifier and Iowa native Wade Sundell, who made headlines in the rodeo world with his $1 million win at the RFD-TV The American rodeo last year, will put his skills to the test in Saddle Bronc Riding.

Competitions within the Chute-Out event include Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc, Tie-Down Roping, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding.

Bareback Riding lineup includes Steven Peebles; Tilden Hooper; Shane O’Connell; Kaycee Feild; Winn Ratliff; Justin Miller; Yvan Jayne; and Jessy Davis.

Steer Wrestling competitors include Hunter Cure; Straws Milan; Billy Bugenig; Matt Reeves; Curtis Cassidy; Clayton Hass; Jacob Talley; and Jason Thomas.

Saddle Bronc riders include Wade Sundell; Cort Scheer; Spencer Wright; Bradley Harter; Rusty Wright, son of two-time world champion Cody Wright; JJ Elshere; Allen Boore; and Isaac Diaz.

Tie-Down Roping competitors include Fred Whitfield; Monty Lewis; Adam Gray; Westyn Hughes; Blane Cox; Cody Quaney; Ace Slone; and Cimarron Boardman.

Team Roping pairs include Derrick Begay and Clay O’Brien Cooper; Jake Barnes and McCoy Profili; Lee Kiehne and Rich Skelton; Jake Orman and Will Woodfin; Hayes Smith and Clint Summers; Matt Sherwood and Kyle Lockett; Levi Simpson and Buddy Hawkins; and Marcus Theriot and John Robertson.

Barrel Racing competitors include Taylor Jacob; Tammy Fischer; Kelly Tovar; Ari-Anna Flynn; Christine Laughlin; Sherry Cervi; Jana Bean; and Jackie Ganter.

Bull Riding competitors are led by JW Harris, plus Shane Proctor; Stetson Lawrence; Brett Stall; Brady Portenier; Tristan Mize; Tyler Bingham; and Chase Dougherty.

In addition to enjoying the largest video replay screens in Las Vegas, CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out guests can further interact with the event and competitors by downloading the free Boyd Gaming Chute-Out app, which was introduced during the event’s inaugural year. The app features live scoring and results, contestant information, exclusive videos, information on events and instant access to the latest Chute-Out news. Furthermore, the CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out will once again be the only rodeo event listed in the sportsbooks at Boyd Gaming properties during rodeo week, allowing fans to wager on their favorite riders.

The CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out complements Boyd Gaming’s significant involvement during rodeo week in Las Vegas, including events like the National Finals Tonight® Show and the Legendary Buck’N Ball® at The Orleans Hotel and Casino and Bob Tallman’s Celebrity Bowling Tournament at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino.

To purchase tickets to the CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out, or for information on Boyd Gaming Rodeo Week events and entertainment and room and ticket packages, visit www.BoydGamingEvents.com.

Join the conversation online with the hashtag #BoydChuteOut.

About Boyd Gaming
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.

CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out Confirms World Champion Competitors for 2016

 

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COUNTDOWN TO CHUTE-OUT

CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out Confirms World Champion Competitors for 2016
Hall of Fame’s Bob Tallman and Legendary Rodeo Announcer Roger Mooney to Emcee Event

The CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out, set for Dec. 8-10 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, is right around the corner and today, Boyd Gaming announced some of the world-champion rodeo talent that will be competing in the event, including Luke Branquinho and Wade Sundell.

Five-time world champion Luke Branquinho will compete in Steer Wrestling, bringing his fifteen years of rodeo experience with him to the arena. Branquinho holds the distinction of having competed in and won nearly every big rodeo in the country.

Wade Sundell made headlines in the rodeo world with his $1 million win at the RFD-TV The American rodeo earlier this year. The Iowa native has qualified to ride in the WNFR seven times and will compete in Saddle Bronc Riding.

Also confirmed to compete in this year’s Boyd Gaming Chute-Out for a competition purse totaling $200,000 are Joe Beaver and McCoy Profili, and Clay Tryan and Jade Corkill for Team Roping; Steven Peebles for Bareback Riding; Cort Scheer for Saddle Bronc; Chandler Bownds for Bull Riding; and Lindsey Sears for Barrel Racing. A total of 64 participants will compete during the action-packed, three-day, afternoon rodeo event in a series of contests: Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding.

The 2015 Chute-Out introduced an unprecedented level of rodeo fan involvement with the Boyd Gaming Chute-Out app, featuring rodeo’s first-ever automated “Day Sheet.” The event also broke new ground in rodeo sports betting, with Chute-Out events being the only rodeo events listed in Boyd Gaming’s Las Vegas sportsbooks during Rodeo Week. The Chute-Out will be listed again in Boyd Gaming sportsbooks around Las Vegas, and the Chute-Out app will see several user-friendly upgrades.

The CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out complements Boyd Gaming’s significant involvement during Rodeo Week in Las Vegas, including hosting fan-favorite events like the National Finals Tonight Show and the Legendary Buck’N Ball at The Orleans Hotel and Casino; Bob Tallman Celebrity Bowling Tournament at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino; and Buckin’ Bull Party mechanical bull contest, which will premiere for the first time this year at Fremont Hotel and Casino.

Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now. To purchase tickets or room and ticket packages, to download the app or for further information about all of Boyd Gaming’s WNFR events, visit BoydChuteOut.com.

Join the conversation online with the hashtag #BoydChuteOut.

About Boyd Gaming
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.66669696