Biggest gap between 1st and 2nd place in a contest

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Lateshowrob
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Biggest gap between 1st and 2nd place in a contest

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The current leader of the weekly contest scored 320,000 more points than the second place person. Webman, is that the biggest gap ever? I imagine someone will score over 82,000 and lower the difference a bit but that is still a crazy gap.

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The first place score got a dealt royal and a dealt multiplier on DSTP. That results in an automatic 20x multiplier. It is about a 1 in 9 million chance of occurring.

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Post by Webman »

It's far from over... this game probably more than any other has that extreme jackpot that makes a difference like this. Usually in this game when someone does hit the jackpot, the second place score ends up a little over 100,000 and I would imagine that will happen again here.

But I think I'm more impressed with this one from two years ago... Where TWO people hit the jackpot and finished just 745 points apart!
https://www.videopoker.com/contests/winners/?id=2971

Lateshowrob
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Post by Lateshowrob »

Wow, that is pretty amazing and oh so frustrating for Bennie to hit the rarest of rare hands and still not be able to claim the top spot.

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