Competitive Eater, Pete Czerwinski, to Participate in the 1st Annual Watermelon Eating Contest at Mardi Gras Casino

Once word got out that Mardi Gras Casino would be hosting its very 1st Annual Watermelon Eating Contest, Furious Pete could not resist the temptation.

Hallandale Beach, FL, May 29, 2010 --( Pro eater, Pete Czerwinski has faced many life altering moments, mainly in 2002 when he was hospitalized with anorexia. A refreshing story about overcoming life’s hurdles, Furious Pete was recently the subject of a documentary, The Story of Furious Pete, by George Tsioutsioulas.

On Sunday, May 30, Furious Pete will compete in Mardi Gras’ 1st Annual Watermelon Eating Contest at 1:00 p.m. Pete’s eye is set on the 1st place prize, The Watermelon Champ Belt and $2,500 Cash. Prizes will be awarded to all participants: $1,000 Cash for 2nd place, $500 Cash for 3rd place, and $20 Bonus Play for 4th – 84th place.

Mardi Gras Casino is located at 831 North Federal Highway on the corner of US-1 and Pembroke Road. The casino offers over 70,000 square feet of casino excitement featuring 1,300 Las Vegas-style slot machines including new linked Progressive slots, video roulette, and virtual blackjack; 24-hour action packed poker; simulcast and live greyhound racing; and various dining options. For more information, call 954-924-3200.

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Vanessa Lopez