Ayecarumba
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January 28th, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM permalink
Was the procedure for tie breaker(s) announced? If not, how will a tie for the total score be broken?
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January 29th, 2019 at 1:00:59 AM permalink
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Was the procedure for tie breaker(s) announced? If not, how will a tie for the total score be broken?


As is tradition, the tie-breaker is determined by whoever is listed first in the current list (as of now). https://wizardofvegas.com/forum/gambling/sports/32322-super-bowl-53-prop-bet-challenge/6/#post697213

If the list is updated then I may have to update the tie-breaker criteria. I am completely unbiased, by the way.
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January 29th, 2019 at 5:57:10 AM permalink
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Was the procedure for tie breaker(s) announced? If not, how will a tie for the total score be broken?



As stated before, the points will be divided to those tying for the closest score.
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January 29th, 2019 at 10:29:42 AM permalink
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As stated before, the points will be divided to those tying for the closest score.



Let's assume after the dust settles that RS and I each total 555.3333 points. Will we be co-champions and have to share custody of the prizes?
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January 29th, 2019 at 1:38:28 PM permalink
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Let's assume after the dust settles that RS and I each total 555.3333 points. Will we be co-champions and have to share custody of the prizes?

Pretty sure this is just for pride, which many of us still have fun playing for from time to time. So I wouldn't get all T's and C's and too concerned about something that more than likely will not happen anyways.
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January 29th, 2019 at 2:37:05 PM permalink
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Pretty sure this is just for pride, which many of us still have fun playing for from time to time. So I wouldn't get all T's and C's and too concerned about something that more than likely will not happen anyways.



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As a prize for the winner, I will award a copy of my upcoming second edition of Gambling 102, a set of two all-plastic high-quality poker cards, as well as a beer



hehe... If I have to split the winnings, I'll take the even chapters, the red cards and the first half of the beer...
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January 29th, 2019 at 2:56:33 PM permalink
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As a prize for the winner, I will award a copy of my upcoming second edition of Gambling 102, a set of two all-plastic high-quality poker cards, as well as a beer.

32-ish entries so far ? Up the ante to 2 beers and maybe we can hit 40 !
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January 29th, 2019 at 3:08:31 PM permalink
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32-ish entries so far ? Up the ante to 2 beers and maybe we can hit 40 !

I hereby donate one of the beers the Wizard owes me.
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January 29th, 2019 at 4:01:00 PM permalink
Just sent in my picks. I would make a cash side bet with anyone who wants
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January 31st, 2019 at 6:45:13 PM permalink
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Let's assume after the dust settles that RS and I each total 555.3333 points. Will we be co-champions and have to share custody of the prizes?



In the very unlikely event of a tie, the prize will be given to all tying members, plus $100 to each of them.
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