ADVISORY, Oct. 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Representatives from Professional Bull Riders Inc. will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate "The Road to Las Vegas". The Road to Las Vegas, a one-time-only free event featuring the Top 10 bull riders in the world will take place on Friday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) in Times Square, rain or shine. It will also be broadcast nationally following NFL coverage on CBS on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 3-4 p.m. ET or 5-6 p.m. ET (Please check local listings for times).
In this special prelude to the 2010 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals, riders will be competing for bonus points in a final push to outrank their competition in the Built Ford Tough Series world standings. The PBR will then head to Las Vegas for the 2010 PBR World Finals (Oct. 20-24), where the coveted PBR Championship Buckle and a $1 million bonus are up for grabs at the single richest bull riding event in the world.
Tickets for the Professional Bull Riders Madison Square Garden Invitational on January 7-9, 2011 go on sale on October 15, 2010 at .
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 3:50 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. ET
Professional Bull Riders
The Closing Bell feed is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. ET on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell feed is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. ET on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Professional Bull Riders Inc.:
The PBR is the world's premier bull riding organization. More than 100 million viewers annually watch over 400 hours of primetime PBR programming on VERSUS, NBC, CBS and networks around the world. The PBR has awarded over $100 million in prize money and 20 riders have earned over $1 million, including Justin McBride with $5.5 million, the most of any western-sports athlete in history. The PBR was nominated as 2010 Sports League of the Year at the Sports Business Journal Sports Business Awards alongside the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. Nearly 2 million fans attend elite Built Ford Tough Series and Touring Pro Division events each year. For more information on the PBR, go to , or follow on Facebook at and .
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