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"TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Results ..."

No Risk!

I can't stand it when a team gets stuck in an airport. It doesn't make for a very gripping episode. I mean, it's still exciting to watch the challenges, but we all knew who were going to be eliminated. I mean, Tammy and Victor would've had to explore that mountain for a loooooong time.

It's too bad. Brad and Victoria seemed pretty cool, even though the producers didn't feature them much.

Week 3 Results
1st place - Mel/Mike (2x)
2nd place - Amanda/Kris (1.75x)
3rd place - Lakisha/Jennifer (1.5x)
4th place - Margie/Luke (1.25x)
5th place - Mark/Michael (even)
6th place - Christie/Jodi (.75x)
7th place - Cara/Jaime (.5x)
8th place - Tammy/Victor (.25x)
9th place - Brad/Victoria (0x)

A Mixed Bag

This is the first week that the results were pretty mixed. The previews suggested a lot of trouble for Brad/Victoria, Tammy/Victor, and Amanda/Kris in particular. So it made wagering kinda tricky. As a group, we only gained 200 points, with a paltry 1.12x multiplier.

Due to the previews, the Tammy/Victor Fun Club has temporarily disbanded. It's too bad Victor didn't listen to Tammy. He would've saved people some points.

This week's Perfect Bet Award goes to two players, KwietOne and esquire who doubled-up with a Mel/Mike wager.

The Greatest Gainer Award is a three-way tie. Congratulations to esquire, FFantasyFX, and Quepea, who each jumped 16 ranks. Way to go! Three people making huge gains like that is pretty rare!

Leaderboard
1. KwietOne - 128
2. flipxcyd - 96
3. ARNutz - 96
4. Yogi - 80
5. esquire - 78
6. Snidget - 75
7. Starshine - 74
8. 5cats - 70
9. Jims02 - 68
10. SilverStar - 65
11. Higgs - 64
12. louislam - 64
13. CTgirl - 60
14. michel - 60
15. Ontheroadagain - 57
16. vennui - 57
17. beau_30 - 56
18. sarah1234 - 52
19. bbenzenberg - 48
20. dragonflies - 45
21. jbenz - 43
22. samboohoo - 42
23. suzzee - 38
24. FFantasyFX - 32
25. tvgeek401 - 30
26. Molaholic - 30
27. Quepea - 28
28. MzTee - 27
29. Weez - 26
30. Silver03 - 24
31. kidflash212 - 24
32. AddieRacer - 23
33. LeftPinky - 22
34. taffnic 22
35. PsychoKitty - 21
36. IanQuentin - 20
37. Belle Book - 17
38. shilfiell - 17
39. redbaronii - 16
40. Element King - 15
41. Corvis - 12
42. sittem - 9
43. Estee - 8
44. ohmyheck - 7
45. popeave - 7
46. JanetFAN - 5
47. vince3 - 5
48. qwertypie - 3
49. Scuba Steve - 3
50. HauntedOne - 1

KwietOne hops into the lead, with a nice 30 point lead. Since it's No Limit, it's still waaaaaaaay wide open, though, so keep on going. Comps start next week which will give you an extra way to climb through the ranks.

New Players Still Welcome!

Up until Week 4, the Casino Game will accept new entrants to the game. For a detailed listing of the rules, see the fine print below.

1. Each player in Week 4 starts with 5 points. In every subsequent week, this amount decreases, so join now. Also, these are the only points you get, so don't waste them. Once you run out of points, you're out of the game.

2. Every week, you may choose to wager any or all of your points on the various teams. In previous seasons, there was a cap on the number of points you can wager. In this game, there's no limit. You can wager as many of your points as you want, on as many teams as you want.

Regulations are for the auto industry. We're going No Limit this season, folks.

3. You don't have to bet all your points. Any points you don't wager are banked, and will be carried over to the following week without risk. Don't have a good feeling about this week? Then go conservative. Got a hunch on another? All-In, baby.

4. Decimals are evil. Therefore, all wagers must be a whole number. Also, in scoring your entries, all decimal points will be rounded up. It makes the scoreboard prettier that way. No one wants to see a final score of 693.22463 to 612.1935.

5. Absenteeism sucks. If you miss three straight entries, you're eliminated from the game. If you're going to be on vacation, send me a note and I'll keep the records. I'll even take wagers in advance.

6. All entries must be entered before showtime: Sunday, March 8st, 8 PM Eastern Time. Any entries after that time will not be counted. Any edits to an existing entry after the deadline will be penalized. The clock is based on the clock on this message board.

I may change the deadline if the forums' clock gets all wonky again, like last year.

7. Your wagers will be scored based on the almighty Payout Table. The Payout Table gives a multiplier value to each ranking, and determines the return on your wagers. Each of your individual wagers are multiplied by their appropriate multipliers, and then totaled together.

For example, here's the Payout Table for Week 4.

Week 4 Payout Table
1st place - 2x
2nd place - 1.6x
3rd place - 1.3x
4th place - 1.1x
5th place - .9x
6th place - .7x
7th place - .4x
8th place - 0x

Good half, bad half. Which half are you going for?

TAR14 Teams Remaining
Amanda/Kris
Cara/Jaime
Christie/Jodi
Lakisha/Jennifer
Margie/Luke
Mark/Michael
Mel/Mike
Tammy/Victor

Good luck, everyone!


Sorry I'm a day late, had to work a different schedule this week.

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  Subject     Author     Message Date     ID  
 TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Results ...   Jims02     03-04-09       
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Weez     03-05-09     1  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Snidget     03-05-09     2  
     Snidget's Entry   Snidget     03-08-09     26  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   taffnic     03-05-09     3  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   JanetFAN     03-05-09     4  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   vince3     03-05-09     5  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   LeftPinky     03-05-09     6  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   esquire     03-05-09     7  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Belle Book     03-05-09     8  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Belle Book     03-07-09     16  
         RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Jims02     03-07-09     17  
             RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Belle Book     03-08-09     22  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   ohmyheck     03-05-09     9  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Molaholic     03-05-09     10  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Jims02     03-07-09     18  
         RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Molaholic     03-08-09     36  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Starshine     03-06-09     11  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Starshine     03-09-09     60  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   qwertypie     03-06-09     12  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   popeave     03-06-09     13  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Quepea     03-07-09     14  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   MzTee     03-07-09     15  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   shilfiell     03-07-09     19  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   kidflash212     03-07-09     20  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Scuba Steve     03-07-09     21  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Ontheroadagain     03-08-09     23  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   ARnutz     03-08-09     24  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   ARnutz     03-09-09     52  
         RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Jims02     03-09-09     55  
             RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   beau_30     03-09-09     56  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   SilverStar     03-08-09     25  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   redbaronii     03-08-09     27  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Silver03     03-08-09     28  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   louislam     03-08-09     29  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   flipxcyd     03-08-09     30  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   flipxcyd     03-10-09     65  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   KwietOne     03-08-09     31  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   bbenzenberg     03-08-09     32  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   beau_30     03-08-09     33  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   sarah1234     03-08-09     34  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Element King     03-08-09     35  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Jims02     03-08-09     37  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Jims02     03-09-09     54  
         RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   vince3     03-09-09     57  
             RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Snidget     03-09-09     58  
                 RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   vince3     03-09-09     59  
                     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Jims02     03-09-09     63  
                     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   qwertypie     03-10-09     64  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   suzzee     03-08-09     38  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   AddieRacer     03-08-09     39  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   tvgeek401     03-08-09     40  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   michel     03-08-09     41  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   jbenz     03-08-09     42  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Corvis     03-08-09     43  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   vennui     03-08-09     44  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Yogi     03-08-09     45  
     RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Corvis     03-10-09     66  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   FFantasyFX     03-08-09     46  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   IanQuentin     03-08-09     47  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   CTgirl     03-08-09     48  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   5cats     03-08-09     49  
   It's 8:04 and all is well...   Jims02     03-08-09     50  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   dragonflies     03-08-09     51  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   samboohoo     03-09-09     53  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   KwietOne     03-09-09     61  
   RE: TAR14 Casino Game - Week 3 Resu...   Belle Book     03-09-09     62  

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