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    my football eliminator

    $100 each to the pool

    2,400 and change entered this year (yes, the pool winner, if there was a sole winner, would collect $240,000)

    three weeks in, just 247 left.

    pretty amazing upsets to date

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    so if all 247 were smart, they'd get together and agree to take almost $1K each on their $100 investment
    36th year in same 12-team NL 5x5
    KILLING it in June, now 6th
    won in 2017 15 07 05 04 02 93 90 84

    SP Scherzer 44, Roark 8, Samardzija 1, PLopez 1, Mahle
    RP Jeffress 1, AMiller 14, Moronta, Guerrero
    C Realmuto 13, C Posey 12, 1B Votto 27, 3B TFrazier 2, 13 Belt 10, 2B KMarte 10, SS BCrawford 9, 2S CBarnes 8
    OF Harper 41, Eaton 18, Dyson 8, Bruce, Cooper, UT Naylor 5
    IL: SP CSmith 1, SP Cueto 1, 1B Beaty*, SS EGonzalez 2, OF CDickerson 17*, OF Quinn
    minors: OFs NWilliams 2*, Daza, RDavis

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judge Jude View Post
    so if all 247 were smart, they'd get together and agree to take almost $1K each on their $100 investment
    haha. with 14 weeks to go, that isn't happening.

    several years back, I played their $1,000. 78 entries, 11 left after two weeks. we did, in fact, take $11,000 each.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
    haha. with 14 weeks to go, that isn't happening.

    several years back, I played their $1,000. 78 entries, 11 left after two weeks. we did, in fact, take $11,000 each.
    Hopefully you each only took $7K otherwise someone paid too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    Hopefully you each only took $7K otherwise someone paid too much.
    lol. It was $11,000, so 7 left.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
    lol. It was $11,000, so 7 left.
    Nice return!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
    $100 each to the pool

    2,400 and change entered this year (yes, the pool winner, if there was a sole winner, would collect $240,000)

    three weeks in, just 247 left.

    pretty amazing upsets to date
    Are you (hopefully) still in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregg View Post
    Are you (hopefully) still in?
    ha! nope. 4 entries up in smoke

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    Nice return!
    Interesting story about one particular finish. Usually, because so many in, the pot is split by however many finish 17 weeks picking winners. About 5 or 6 years ago, pot was around $190,000. 7 guys left, not all wanted to split it up. 2 weeks to go, 6 picked Dallas. Dallas lost. One guy received the entire prize (in cash).

    Nice season for that guy...

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    and that's why they call him..... MISTER VEGAS!
    36th year in same 12-team NL 5x5
    KILLING it in June, now 6th
    won in 2017 15 07 05 04 02 93 90 84

    SP Scherzer 44, Roark 8, Samardzija 1, PLopez 1, Mahle
    RP Jeffress 1, AMiller 14, Moronta, Guerrero
    C Realmuto 13, C Posey 12, 1B Votto 27, 3B TFrazier 2, 13 Belt 10, 2B KMarte 10, SS BCrawford 9, 2S CBarnes 8
    OF Harper 41, Eaton 18, Dyson 8, Bruce, Cooper, UT Naylor 5
    IL: SP CSmith 1, SP Cueto 1, 1B Beaty*, SS EGonzalez 2, OF CDickerson 17*, OF Quinn
    minors: OFs NWilliams 2*, Daza, RDavis

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