Lottery Winners: Alka-Seltzer US Open of Competitive Eating

Eating veteran Hungry Charles Hardy, who will act as head official judge at the Alka-Seltzer US Open of Competitive Eating in Las Vegas, today picked 12 additional names from a hat (not a straw hat, but a Don Moses Lerman hat) to round out the field of those who will participate. The chosen names, in order of selection, follow. These eaters will be notified by phone and email today.


1) Tim Holden
2) Levi Oliver
3) Cade Hardin
4) Ken Tittle
5) Stevie Amador
6) Scott Sayer
7) Pit Pendleton
8) Frank Wach
9) Robert Brooks
10) Sam Vise
11) Wm. Hall Hunt
12) Ed Taboada