Man break record for winnings on The Price is Right, gets $263k

By Matthew Brooks

The Price is Right is a game show like no other.

Jeopardy requires in-depth knowledge and trivia of many subjects.

Success in Wheel of Fortune demands that contestants can literally fill in the blanks, using incomplete information to solve a puzzle.

The Price is Right is the game for us all. If you know how much aspirin costs, and if you have a bit of luck, you can go far.

One man went further anyone else in the game this week.

A 29-year-old New Jersey man earned a total of $263,000 in cash and prizes from the game show.

 

 

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Show me the money!! Michael just became the biggest winner in daytime Price Is Right history! Drop a 💲 below, and let’s make it rain!!

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The NY Post says much of his winnings came from the Plinko game. He made $202k from the disc-dropping game,

LAS VEGAS – SEPTEMBER 14: (L-R) Entertainer Joey Fatone and model Gale O’Hearn watch contestant Ann Szelwach of New York play the game Plinko as Fatone hosts “The Price Is Right – Live” Stage Show at Bally’s Las Vegas September 14, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fatone is guest hosting the show through September 25. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The man, Mike Stouber, says he only knows for sure one things that will happen to the money: Uncle Sam will take his share.

Other than that, he wants to buy a Ferrari. His wife wants them to make improvements around the house.

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