Thursday, December 31

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California Resident Makes Fearless Picks to Win $30,000

We end the $1 Million chase in 2015 the way we started, with a Streaker making a charge without regard for anything else to grab that elusive W40. Calvin N.  of San Jose, CA put together a remarkable run to pull away from the competition and assure himself of $30,000. But it was obvious Calvin had more in mind...

The month was pretty rough for big streaks, as we made it over halfway through without anyone reaching even a W20. Finally, we had a few fans break through that elusive W20 barrier, and once that happened, a cascade of challengers rose up the leader board quickly. Hidden among those competitors was Calvin. His eventual W27 started on December 1st, but it took him until December 13th to reach a W15. A nice, methodical run was working, as he would go on to collect a pair of victories in the next 24 hours to reach W17. For some reason, nothing appealed to our eventual winner over the next four days (only picked two during that stretch). We had now reached December 19th and the time to move was now. But it wasn't just that Calvin started picking at a much more rapid pace, it was WHAT he was picking. On December 19th, he chose three straight 50/50 props, including a road underdog in college hoops! Somehow, he nailed all three of them. Luck was on his side and he kept pushing it, taking the road underdog Atlanta Falcons to win at Jacksonville and road underdog Detroit to win at New Orleans. He got them both, along with Carson Palmer recording 163 pass yds BUT NO TDs in the 1st Half. His next two picks were also underdogs, as Akron was a 7.5-point dog to Utah State in the Potato Bowl (prop was Akron points from FGs vs. Utah State Winning Margin) and Boise State to win by double digits was a slight underdog with them being favored by 9.

It was official, we had a guy on a serious heater and making a mad dash at the $1 Million! It was awesome to watch, and we were pulling for him because not since the first month of the $1 Million offer had we seen someone really go after the W40. Calvin was going for it though with the picks he was making, and how quickly he was making them. His incredible run finally ended when the Lakers were blown out by the Thunder on Christmas Eve, 120-85 (needed Lakers to lose by less than 15). It was a well-earned and deserved $30,000 for the fearless man from California. A big round of applause echoed through Streak HQ when the streak ended because quite frankly, he deserved it. It was fun to watch unfold. So congrats to Calvin on his big victory!

The "Most Wins" contest was intense all the way until the bitter end. With a pair of pickers sitting at 131 wins apiece, it came down to the final pick for each of the year. Both fans won their respective NHL picks to finish tied at 132 wins, but Stephen W. won via Tiebreaker #1 (Higher Win %). For his efforts he'll take a check from Streak for the Cash worth $10,000!.

Another year has come and gone on Streak for the Cash. Gone is the chase for the $1 Million in 2016, but returning is the popular Streak Stash! 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 an awesome "I Beat The StreakMaster" t-shirt. Be sure to start your streak in 2016 with our "Free Win" prop and get your friends and family in on the action. It's free and this year we have a feeling will see some of the highest streak we've ever had. Please be safe and have a Happy New Year!