Million-Dollar Idea

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Million-Dollar IdeaBack in the 1980's Michael Larson made the most money ever on the game show Press Your Luck -- and it was no accident. Larson had a plan to get rich that surprised everyone: the home viewers, the show's producers and mostly Larson himself. This and other stories of million-dollar ideas, including some from our listeners. (This program was originally broadcast July 17, 2010.)

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Image: Larson on Press Your Luck, where he won a record $110,237 in 1984



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