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October 15, 2019

New Jersey man sets all-time record on 'Price is Right' with $262,743 in winnings

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A New Jersey man set a daytime record on "The Price is Right."

A Monmouth County, New Jersey, man set a new record on "The Price is Right" on Monday, winning the biggest pot in the game show's history at more than $260,000 in cash and prizes. 

Michael Strouber won a total of $262,743 on Monday's episode, kicking off the CBS daytime show's annual Big Money Week. 

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Strouber started his run with a massive $200,000 win at Million Dollar Plinko — which he actually won using his first chip on the Plinko board — followed by a win in the Showcase Showdown that earned him a trip to Fiji and a Nissan Sentra S, a prize package with a total value of $29,446. 

As part of Big Money Week, he also won a massive bonus prize of $29,657.

Strouber surpassed the former daytime record by more than $50,000, the Asbury Park Press reported.

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