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"Episode 14" - March 17

Last time, Bryan Thompson, the mayor of Brunswick, GA, struck a deal for $202,000. What was in his case? Only about $50,000.

Meanwhile, Dallas flight attendant Cathy Hamm, the Queen of Spam, is awaiting a bank offer for her case, #11...

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Cathy's Case
11

After having opened 11 cases, including the $200,000 case. With a 33 percent chance of Cathy having at least $300,000, The offer is... the largest so far in this juncture of the game...

BANK OFFER
$71,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

"So much money.... No deal." Four to open...

Case 10 (Anya) $400,000

This is the second time in a row that Anya had the $400K case

Case 15 (Lanisha)

$500

Case 21 (Tameka) "Show us a penny.."

$300

Case 18 (Alike) Alike peeks...

$200

Another big case is gone, but five remain in play. The bank offers... a lot.

BANK OFFER
$187,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

Of course, Cathy can't make this decision alone. Alongside her today are Kevin (son), Kathleen (daughter), Peggy (sister), and Laura (niece). They say "No deal." Cathy ... concurs! Three to open.

Case 23 (Aubrie) Aubrie: Sorry...

$500,000

Case 19 (Mylinda) $750,000
Case 14 (April) $100,000

All three picks were big. The banker dips heavy on the amount... after the break.

BANK OFFER
$107,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

There's still a 25 percent chance at having six figures plus. Kathleen's gut instinct is no deal. Cathy goes with it, now having to open two cases.

Case 13 (Leyla) $50,000

Why's she so happy? It isn't the million.

Case 17 (Jenelle) Armed with a lucky poker chip and the luck of the Irish...

$300,000

But the million is still in play. "Where is that penny?" No one knows... The banker doesn't think that Cathy has the guts to go on ("Cathy Hamm, Queen of Spam, you're in a jam."), offering her...

BANK OFFER
$95,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

Cathy's not a chicken, she's a Hamm... She says No Deal! One to open...

Case 3 (Lisa) Cathy asks everyone to think "good"... The kids give her a hug... Lisa crosses her fingers... We go to a break... We come out of break...

Lisa: "Here we go..."

$750!

And the bank offer's going back up...

BANK OFFER
$123,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

Cathy: "I'm going... No deal." One to open.

Case 24 (Nancy) Landmine.

$1,000,000

We all know which way the bank is going with this... He calls without delay...

BANK OFFER
$19,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

That's a $104,000 drop. "No deal!" One to open...

Case 22 (Donna) Anything but $75,000....

Darn. $75,000

Cathy: "Do I owe YOU money now?" No, but don't give the bank any ideas. Banker?

BANK OFFER
$2,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

"No deal!" Might as well play it out...

Case 25 (Sonia) $1,000

Final bank offer...

BANK OFFER
$2,800

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

"No deal. We've come this far." Indeed we have. We skip over the offer for a case switch to arrive here. Cathy Hamm, Queen of Spam, you just won...

$5,000

Cathy's Case
11

Five grand. The other Lindsay had the penny case. Okay, let's switch up the values, light up the board, and play again. This time... let's call the Marines! Here comes Horston Bowen, a Marine of 12 years and a father of 3. "I love show tunes." He entertains the crowd with "Paul Revere" from "Guys & Dolls".

Now to choose a case to play with...

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Horston's Case
3

Lisa delivers the case... and leaves. Now to business, starting with the Dodgeball Case...

Case 16 (Kim) $500
Case 10 (Anya) $75
Case 6 (Megan) $75,000
Case 21 (Tameka) $1,000,000
Case 11 (Katie) $1,000
Case 2 (Stacey) $50,000

Aside from the million-dollar bombshell, it isn't terrible. The bank offers Horston...

BANK OFFER
$13,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

Deal or no deal? Horston says... NO. Five to go.

Case 23 (Aubrie) $750
Case 19 (Mylinda) $10,000
Case 13 (Leyla) $300
Case 7 (Sara) Nods!

$200
Case 26 (Lindsay) $5,000

Better. Much better. Let's see what the banker thinks... "You shouldn't test his patience."

BANK OFFER
$37,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

Horston wants to take his wife on a honeymoon. So this will go a long way. Said wife is here alongside Richard (father in law), Dominic (son), and Cpl. Martin. They say, "Ain't no way you're going to take that deal!" Ain't no way, indeed... No deal.

Four to go.

Case 15 (Lanisha) PENNY CASE!

oo-RAH!

Case 18 (Alike) $400

oo-RAH!

Case 17 (Jenelle) $25,000
Case 24 (Nancy) $750,000

A half-mill is still in play as the banker offers...

BANK OFFER
$52,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

It's... NOT enough for a honeymoon. The wife wants to go to Hawaii, while Horston wants to go to Florida. Right now, Horston's going ... to pick three cases. NO DEAL.

Case 1 (Claudia) $100
Case 8 (Pilar) The wife said 9...

$5!

Case 9 (Patricia) See what happens when you listen to the wife?

$500,000

Another big offer.. gone. And all she has to say for it is... "Oops!" Horston thinks it's $70,000 from the banker... Marine Corps math... is wrong.

BANK OFFER
$88,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

With a 50/50 chance that he has six figures, we go to Rae Lynn, who wants to deal. Rae Lynn is his daughter. Horston... doesn't listen. No deal. Two to open...

Case 4 (Lindsay) $100,000
Case 5 (Ursula) Rae Lynn's choice

$10

Still a 50/50 shot. The banker calls in this offer...

BANK OFFER
$109,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

Dominic says "Deal!" He's the only one who thinks that. The Marines are chanting "No Deal!" And no deal it is! One to open...

Case 20 (Tamara) Tamara: "Oo-RAH!"

$25

A Marine shout from the crowd, and the banker is feeling the pressure. He offers...

BANK OFFER
$164,000

 

$ .01 $ 1,000
$ 1 $ 5,000
$ 5 $ 10,000
$ 10 $ 25,000
$ 25 $ 50,000
$ 50 $ 75,000
$ 75 $ 100,000
$ 100 $ 200,000
$ 200 $ 300,000
$ 300 $ 400,000
$ 400 $ 500,000
$ 500 $ 750,000
$ 750 $ 1,000,000

The odds of six-figures now favor Horston, He's a 60% favorite. Or he can take the sure thing. What will he do? He's got a full weekend to think about it. We'll be back Monday to see if Horston will take the deal... or no deal.

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