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    ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Anyone else do the streak for the cash on ESPN? The pot is up to 350K and you got to get 27 in a row to win.

    Pretty addicting game and having the iPhone app makes it pretty easy. Getting 27 in a row is damn near impossible so a couple friends and I are having a contest. Must get to 13 in a row. 5 bucks each month, winner takes all.

    It's the first month we've done this and I'm up to 9.

    We should get a CF group directory up if some other people do Streak for the Cash.



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneinWDSM View Post
    Anyone else do the streak for the cash on ESPN? The pot is up to 350K and you got to get 27 in a row to win.

    Pretty addicting game and having the iPhone app makes it pretty easy. Getting 27 in a row is damn near impossible so a couple friends and I are having a contest. Must get to 13 in a row. 5 bucks each month, winner takes all.

    It's the first month we've done this and I'm up to 9.

    We should get a CF group directory up if some other people do Streak for the Cash.

    I'm not familiar with this game, but if it involves running while nude...I'm not sure a group consisting of CF posters would be advisable or tolerable.





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    I am on it and have gotten up to 14 recently but it is rare.



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    been playing for awhile. my streak is at 8 right now. got england to beat chile at home at the moment as well. my all time win % is at .535 so a 27 streak is darn near impossible.



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    I don't play because I can't win... due to Disney/ESPN not allowing family members of employees to win awards.



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Link and what is this game?



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    Link and what is this game?
    ESPN - Streak for the Cash - Matchups: This game challenges you to bui…

    You just pick the correct answer




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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    been playing for awhile. my streak is at 8 right now. got england to beat chile at home at the moment as well. my all time win % is at .535 so a 27 streak is darn near impossible.
    I have the U.S. over Scotland right now...banking on the Scots drinking and fighting more than they practice (as usual)



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    I looked at my stats. My longest streak ever was 5 and my longest losing streak was 7 :(




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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Let's run a little math . . . let's say you are uncanny at picking each individual matchup, and you are correct 75% of the time. The probability of getting 27 in a row is (0.75)^27 = 0.0004233, or 0.04%.

    In order to have a 50/50 shot at getting 27 in a row, your individual matchup percentage needs to be 97.465%. If you are this good, you're picking somewhere that isn't Streak for the Cash and making a lot more money . . .



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Quote Originally Posted by ojoe2317 View Post
    Let's run a little math . . . let's say you are uncanny at picking each individual matchup, and you are correct 75% of the time. The probability of getting 27 in a row is (0.75)^27 = 0.0004233, or 0.04%.

    In order to have a 50/50 shot at getting 27 in a row, your individual matchup percentage needs to be 97.465%. If you are this good, you're picking somewhere that isn't Streak for the Cash and making a lot more money . . .
    I can't bet anywhere for free to win 350k but I appreciate the math.

    My streak of 1 is about to end because France sucks.



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    Quote Originally Posted by ojoe2317 View Post
    Let's run a little math . . . let's say you are uncanny at picking each individual matchup, and you are correct 75% of the time. The probability of getting 27 in a row is (0.75)^27 = 0.0004233, or 0.04%.

    In order to have a 50/50 shot at getting 27 in a row, your individual matchup percentage needs to be 97.465%. If you are this good, you're picking somewhere that isn't Streak for the Cash and making a lot more money . . .
    And yet . . . people line up to buy lottery tickets



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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    I had 10 in a row last month. My best this month is 3...


    Yeah TOAST!!!

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    Re: ESPN Streak for the Cash

    I would have been up to ten until ND **** the bed vs Pitt last weekend. Now I am at 2 sigh..



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