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gamed121683

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Card Sharks Money Cards records
« on: June 13, 2019, 09:06:43 PM »
For the game show stats fans in the house, this is for you.

Watching that guy win close to $200K on McHale's Card Sharks this week made me think about Money Cards of the past & this question: What was the most money every won in the Money Cards on Rafferty and Bullard's versions of the show? I know on Perry's version the $28,800 max was won only once and I believe a contestant named Faith won $29K was the record on Eubanks' version. In fact, Faith was the all time Money Cards record holder until this week. I have no recollection of Rafferty records, but I don't recall anyone on Bullard's version winning over 27K. Of course, I'm going by memory here.

Strikerz04

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Re: Card Sharks Money Cards records
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2019, 02:28:23 AM »
Bullardís 27k was about the highest won - that I can agree with.
Rafferty has several > 10k wins, but I donít think a 20k win was achieved.




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Re: Card Sharks Money Cards records
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2019, 04:58:05 AM »
I'm almost positive there was at least one 20K win on the 86 syndie series and it came when Brian won the car game multiple times. I wanna say his first day he hit 21K on the cards and then won the car.
Still crazy after all these years...but that's okay.

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splinkynip

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Re: Card Sharks Money Cards records
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 08:27:59 AM »
A have on tape over 1/4 of the Bill Rafferty version mostly from when GSN reran it in 2005. Pulling up my spreadsheet, there was a $21,200 win on May 18, 1987, and a $23,500 win on December 15, 1986.