Wednesday, September 30

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Alabama Resident Makes Improbable Comeback to Win $30,000

Green Day's song "Wake Me Up When September Ends" should be changed to "Wake Me Up at 8 pm ET to See a Great Finish on Streak for the Cash". We here at Streak HQ always seem to have great finishes to each month, but September '15 will be one we remember for quite some time. Blake M.  of Albertville, Alabama found himself staring at one final pick on Wednesday, September 30 at 8 pm ET.

Let's rewind though and see how we reached this point in time shall we? September had been a pretty rough month (proven by the fact we had zero, that's right zero, W20+ streaks on the 20th of the month). A W18 was in the lead with only ten days remaining. But naturally, things picked up and Timmy S.  charged to the top of the leaderboard with a W23. His streak ended there though, but with only one day left, there was a good chance he would hang on to win the $30,000.

Meanwhile, Blake was sitting at a W18 at the start of September 29th. The three wins he managed that day was critical in setting up a chance on the last day of the month to potentially complete a great comeback. The first step on September 30th was to find a win and at least give himself a chance to make one pick for all the marbles. Blake settled on taking Manchester City to win at Borussia Monchengladbach in Champions League Group play. It almost all unraveled, as the match was tied in the 90th minute. But the Streak powers that be found a way and Manchester City earned a PK with only stoppage time remaining and netted the winner.

So we now arrive back at 8 pm ET on Wednesday, September 30th. The prop: U.S. Open Cup - Final (Sporting KC @ Philadelphia Union): Will BOTH TEAMS SCORE in the 2nd Half? (90 Min+Inj). The choices: Yes or No. Blake rolled the dice and chose "No".

Things didn't look promising after Sporting KC found the back of the net in the 65th minute, meaning our Alabama man needed to sweat it out for 25 minutes + stoppage time to see if Philadelphia would score a goal or not. The Union had multiple chances and twice the ball sailed just over the crossbar. The whistle blew and Blake had won $30,000 by winning 23 straight matchups and owning the Tiebreaker over Timmy with a better winning percentage. Congrats to both players on a great month!

The "Most Wins" contest was won by Daniel C. of Holland, PA. He easily outdistanced the competition by five games. His efforts won him $10,000!

If you achieved at least a W10 in September once again be on the lookout for an email from us over the next week or so as 100 random winners will each be awarded 100 Winner's Circle points. Those points can be used to purchase some awesome prizes here so be sure not to miss out if you're one of the lucky ones. Also, if you finished ahead of the StreakMaster in the "Beat The StreakMaster" Group be sure to check your email over the next week here to see if you are 1 of the lucky 20 to be randomly drawn to win a sweet "I Beat The StreakMaster" t-shirt. Good luck in September everyone!