Then a Heart return allows South to make 5 tricks in total!!
But unlike team GB, the US government pays athletes a financial bonus if they win medals at this summer’s games, much like rivals including Italy and Russia – although this, too, is taxed as income.
US gold medallists are paid $25,000, silver winners $15,000, and bronze medallists earn $10,000.
There were 12 Boards that offered only part-game contracts, whereas 14 Boards presented the chance for the higher-scoring "game-going" contracts!!??
There were four Boards that offered Slam Opportunities, and they all fell to East/West!!
That allows West to show their point count with 2 No Trumps and East can then show their support in the other suit with 3 Clubs.