VisitLasVegas.com wants you to hold your Fantasy Football draft in Vegas!

Aug 6, 2009

Only Vegas

Vegas, Baby, Vegas!  Want to go big time for your fantasy football draft?  VisitLasVegas.com is sponsoring the LestersLegends Fantasy Football Draft Extravaganza by offering up a $100 Southwest Airlines Gift Card.  You have until Thursday, August 13th to get your entry in. 

Make your league the envy of all your friends leagues by hosting your draft in the most happening city in the world.  I just recommend you draft early and then let the festivities begin. 

To win the $100 Southwest Airlines Gift Certificate, all you have to do is leave a comment as to why Vegas is the perfect place for a fantasy football draft.  The good people at VisitLasVegas.com will pick a winner via Random.org so everybody has a fair shot.  Just make sure to leave an e-mail address when you comment so they can contact you to notify you of your victory.

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40 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Nigel Eccles
    August 6th, 2009 at 7:39 am #

    Because a bad Las Vegas hangover only lasts a couple of days. If you do your draft there it can last the whole season!

  2. Henry
    August 6th, 2009 at 12:07 pm #

    Because there’s no better way to celebrate selecting Steve Slaton than with some loose slots.

  3. linda Struffert
    August 6th, 2009 at 1:21 pm #

    I think that for to win this for the man in my life it would be the best gift I can give him right now. His dad lives in vegas, and health not doing so well and the fact this man loves his football, everything it stands for. He already has his room in WI for MN and WI gameand also ready for the MN vs Wi in mn. And has been looking into his fantasy game already with his friends. I don’t really get into the game but will learn to enjoy it since my 15yr old is in football at school. So this is my shot at winning something…..

  4. Eric
    August 6th, 2009 at 7:13 pm #

    Seeing that I’ve never drafted a solid fantasy football team, I’m thinking I’ll find a random guy at the sports book to sit in for me, go catch Don Rickles, and rejoin for the after partying. What do you say?

  5. Heather
    August 6th, 2009 at 8:47 pm #

    Because what goes better with fantasy football than booze, slots, and cheesy shows. What happens in a Vegas fantasy football draft stays in Vegas.

  6. Rotoprofessor
    August 7th, 2009 at 12:21 pm #

    What can be worse then drafting in Vegas? Instead of losing my entry fee to my fantasy league, I’ll lose 10x that amount at the blackjack table as well as drafting a team that will taunt me all year before fading in the playoffs!!

  7. Campy
    August 10th, 2009 at 8:37 am #

    Because as we know, what happens in vegas, stays in vegas, even really bad fantasy picks…

  8. Kathy
    August 10th, 2009 at 8:41 am #

    Because I have a better chance of winning at Keno than I do fantasy football. Running keno tickets WHILE drafting … might be a lot to keep track of but sounds fun.

  9. Kim
    August 10th, 2009 at 8:48 am #

    Would love to go back to where my marital bliss began 9 years ago…VEGAS BABY!

  10. The King
    August 10th, 2009 at 8:51 am #

    Because even after rounds 1-20 there’s better draft picks to be had at the after party

  11. Marc M from CR
    August 10th, 2009 at 8:53 am #

    Simple — Fantasty drafts are like Christmas morning for adults. Las Vegas is like Disneyworld for adults.

    Who wouldn’t want to live like a kid at least for a weekend?

  12. Joe Zwierzynski
    August 10th, 2009 at 9:22 am #

    There’s just some things my wife doesn’t get about me. Why I like fantasy football so much, why I like beer so much, and why I gamble. Well, isn’t that what Las Vegas is all about? The two hours of a fantasy football draft is about being understood by others with the same situation, and Las Vegas is the apex of that. Why only have a draft and feel the release for two hours? Why not make a trip out of it to the best city in the World? (at least thats what I’ve heard…I’ve never been there)

  13. Fantasy Ethos
    August 10th, 2009 at 9:44 am #

    Sportsbooks, sportsbooks, sportsbooks. The best way to hedge against your fantasy draft.

  14. Delon Ferdinand
    August 10th, 2009 at 9:53 am #

    Because if I draft LaDanian Tomlinson in the first round I can blame it on the booze

  15. Keith
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:08 am #

    Two words: Spearmint Rhino

  16. TIm
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:30 am #

    Free booze while you gamble.

  17. Lou
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:32 am #

    Vegas would be a great spot, because it only takes me a few minutes to draft my championship squad. It takes the other yeahoos I draft with hours to come up with their pitiful excuses for competition. In Vegas, I could then excuse myself to the champagne room and make it rain with my hundred dolla bills ya’ll.

  18. Eric Erstad
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:35 am #

    Why is Vegas the perfect place for a draft? Well, considering most of us draft in either someone’s basement or take up a table in the back corner of your local Champs, hosting a draft in Vegas would be the Fantasy football equivalent of winning the powerballl. You could make one huge day of it, or, if you’ve got the stamina, you could have “activities” in between each round, and turn the draft into a several day process!
    Stop me now, or I’ll just end up disappointed at my own draft…

  19. Tyler Jacobson
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:45 am #

    Vegas is the obvious choice for the perfect fantasy football draft. There’s everything a football fan could ever want; Booze, gambling, women!!

  20. Karmic Boomerang
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:48 am #

    Well, as they say…whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Being able to hold a fantasy draft in Vegas and then being able to follow up the fun with shows and gambling and more shows and more gambling….would be amazing. Heck, I may even be able to win enough money to cover the losses I will incur during the fantasy football season.

  21. Erik Jacobson
    August 10th, 2009 at 10:58 am #

    Where else in the world would I want to embarass my friends and be up until 4:00 making fun of their bad selections. I would break from torturing my friends to eat breakfast at Mandaly Bay.

  22. Danielle
    August 10th, 2009 at 1:49 pm #

    Vegas would be great because I could get rid of my husband while he does his FF thing so that the kids and I could actually go and have a good time! Ha!

  23. YouthofToday
    August 10th, 2009 at 2:10 pm #

    Where else is this possible and totally feasible?

    Golf in the morning on beautiful courses. A kick-ass draft in the afternoon in an awesome hotel suite. Free booze while gambling before dinner. Dinner at an amazing steak restaurant. Wake up the next morning to a girl who you think was an accountant from Omaha you met at a club the night before.

  24. JAMES LEONARD
    August 10th, 2009 at 3:16 pm #

    VEGAS & A FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT WHAT A PACKAGE! THE LAST VACATION I,WAS IN BANGKOK THAILAND,1969![When I, served my tour in Vietnam] I’M NOT SURE WHAT TO EXPECT BUT, I’M SURE THE MEMORY WOULD LAST A LIFE TIME! THANK’S FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY! JIM LEONARD

  25. fanofreds
    August 10th, 2009 at 3:29 pm #

    Because bad draft picks that happen in Vegas follow you home and haunt you for the next 5 months…or better yet, they follow your buddies home and you can always say “remember that terrible pick you made in Vegas…sober no less?”

    Because drafting a lousy fantasy team in Las Vegas is much, much more fun than drafting a lousy team in your basement.

  26. Karren
    August 10th, 2009 at 5:48 pm #

    I have been to many cities and Vegas is by far the most exciting! The lights, the hype and mostly the fun you can have and the ultimate excitement would be the fantasty football team!

  27. Kevin
    August 10th, 2009 at 7:34 pm #

    Vegas has it all. NIghtlife, day activities and good weather. I love it

  28. CCC
    August 11th, 2009 at 3:28 pm #

    well, as bad as my drafts can be

    I guess that slogan “what happens here stays here” would come in handy

  29. lynn
    August 11th, 2009 at 5:16 pm #

    I have always wanted to go to Vegas!!

  30. dave
    August 11th, 2009 at 5:18 pm #

    I went to Vegas in May and when I came out of my blackout I had a tattoo, a child and a scar where my kidney was… Vegas rules!

  31. Ben
    August 11th, 2009 at 8:35 pm #

    Vegas and the FF draft have something in common: Great Expectations. But in Vegas there’s more than one way you can get lucky and you don’t have to wait a few months to find out.

  32. Lisa
    August 11th, 2009 at 9:35 pm #

    Vegas is the perfect way to turn a 3 hour draft into a 3 day party!!

  33. Cody H
    August 12th, 2009 at 12:35 am #

    because “what happens in the 15th round stays in Vegas”

    because the best drafts come from behind the bar

  34. Dan McD
    August 12th, 2009 at 12:53 am #

    And on the seventh day, God rested…but we don’t. Keep the the sabbath as holy as the sanctuary that is VEGAS!

  35. Kevin N
    August 12th, 2009 at 9:54 am #

    Because when you crap out at the tables, you can come out a winner in the draft.

  36. Al A
    August 13th, 2009 at 7:25 am #

    Because EVERYTHING is better when it happens in Vegas.

  37. BDJP
    August 13th, 2009 at 12:39 pm #

    Maybe I should try drafting my squad in Las Vegas…I’ve never won a FF championship when it truly mattered. Maybe one of slot junkies could give me a little luck.

  38. anthony
    August 18th, 2009 at 9:14 am #

    because you can finally put michael vick and gambling in the same phrase again

  39. nizzy
    August 21st, 2009 at 11:51 am #

    Because what better place then vegas to follow cash for clunker FARVE…its a gamble

  40. Tim Sopko
    July 5th, 2010 at 8:24 pm #

    Because, really, are there enough other things to do to pass the time away in Vegas?

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