A 1-in-21,588 Chance: Meet Our Props Contest Winner Who Pulled Off a Perfect Entry
- We held our first ever prop contest this past Friday for the Tiger-Phil showdown at Shadow Creek.
- Korey Ward of Cincinnati won $1,000 by correctly answering all 10 questions. The next-best participants answered only eight of the 10 questions.
- We contacted Korey to find out more about his gambling life.
On Black Friday, we at The Action Network unveiled our very first prop contest just in time for the Tiger-Phil $9 million showdown.
Users could enter for free and answer a number of props for a chance at the $1,000 prize.
If you were one of the 5,000+ who played, you may have noticed the leaderboard once the day was done.
Nice try, Charlie L. Good effort, Darren S. It’s too bad that Korey W absolutely wiped the floor with you.
Korey Ward of Cincinnati correctly answered all 10 props offered, which included four two-choice questions, four three-choice questions, and two four-choice questions.
The odds of pulling that off? A 1-in-21,588 chance.
He got an 11th point for nailing the tiebreaker, as well.
For Ward’s efforts, he’s $1,000 richer. A fella can buy a lot of Skyline Chili with an extra grand in his pocket.
Given Korey’s ridiculous odds of having a perfect entry, we wanted to hear from the man himself to find out how he got into betting and if this was his biggest score ever.
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Q: How long have you been gambling and how did you get into it?
A: “I first got into gambling via daily fantasy sports back in 2015.”
Q: Are you a big golf fan or were you just playing for a chance at the prize?
A: “I am a very big golf fan and Tiger and Phil fan so I was always going to be tuned into The Match.”
Q: Would you consider yourself more of a DFS guy than a traditional bettor?
A: “I have switched off of DFS due to the rake changes and pricing algo changes that they have made (that in my opinion have taken a lot of the edge away).
NBA is the sport I did the most with regarding DFS and currently I play a ton of NBA player props and make plays on games, as well. But I also will do things with NFL, PGA, CFB and rarely some CBB.”
Is this your biggest win ever?
“No, I have had quite a few DFS scores higher, but it certainly is nice to get this win as well!”
Q: Did you make any bets on “The Match”?
A: “I did make quite a few bets on ‘The Match’ including Phil to win, Phil to be first to go 1-up, Phil to be leading after nine, Phil to hit the first fairway, Phil longest drive on holes 3, 4 and 7 and Tiger longest drive on 16.”
Looks like he smashed those, too. Congrats on a massive Black Friday, Korey.
For the rest of you out there looking to enter future prop contests, be sure to download The Action Network app. We’ll be giving away more money starting this week!