Old  August 4th, 2018, 6:31pm     #1
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He Rigged the McDonald's Contest and Made a Fortune
Head of security doled out winning Monopoly prize pieces to associates from 1989 to 2001

http://www.newser.com/story/262643/h...paign=20180804

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  Old  August 11th, 2018, 3:48am     #2
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I know none of us had very good odds of winning the major prizes, but it really sucks to find out all those years of playing and the odds of winning big were nil. I think the biggest prize I ever won from the Monopoly games was a Big Mac.

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  Old  August 11th, 2018, 8:39pm     #3
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I know none of us had very good odds of winning the major prizes, but it really sucks to find out all those years of playing and the odds of winning big were nil. I think the biggest prize I ever won from the Monopoly games was a Big Mac.
Sorry...I didn't actually edit this post...it just wasn't finished, and I hit "save".
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  Old  August 11th, 2018, 8:53pm     #4
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DO NOT click on read the full story..redirected to some political article and malware warning..

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  Old  August 15th, 2018, 9:18am     #5
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DO NOT click on read the full story..redirected to some political article and malware warning..
Went back and clicked on it and though I didn't get a malware warning it did tale me to a site that didn't even have the continuation of the story...strange.

Originally I only read the first page and that made me sick to my stomach. All the time I spent entering that thing over the years to find out it was all wasted. I didn't stand a chance of winning anything worthwhile in the first place.

I find myself wondering about stuff like this happening with some of the eprize sweeps at times.

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  Old  August 20th, 2018, 9:21am     #6
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I thought everybody already knew it was rigged, but reading the rest of the story gives the details. The link takes me to the rest of the story.

https://ibotta.com/r/rztlcw
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  Old  August 30th, 2018, 10:39am     #7
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Here is a good link, on Daily Beast. They sold the article for a million dollars for film rights almost immediately. Not very often an online news site gets to sell a story for $1M.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-an...stole-millions
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