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The Odds Of A Three-Way Tie On 'The Price Is Right'02:40
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On the episode of "The Price is Right" airing Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, a trio of contestants spun $1 on the game show's famous wheel. The three contestants each landed on different combinations of $1 in a pair of spins during one of the show's "Showcase Showdowns." Host Drew Carey pumped his fist in the air after the contestants achieved the first three-way tie in the show's history. (Monty Brinton/CBS via AP)
On the episode of "The Price is Right" airing Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, a trio of contestants spun $1 on the game show's famous wheel. The three contestants each landed on different combinations of $1 in a pair of spins during one of the show's "Showcase Showdowns." Host Drew Carey pumped his fist in the air after the contestants achieved the first three-way tie in the show's history. (Monty Brinton/CBS via AP)
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Something amazing happened this week on the game show "The Price is Right."

On Monday, three contestants went to spin the big wheel in the "Showcase Showdown," hoping to hit a $1 combination, and all three did just that. Host Drew Carey said, "I don't know if that's ever happened."

To find out what the chances are that kind of three-way tie, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Elisa Long, who teaches statistics at UCLA's Anderson School of Management.

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Elisa Long, assistant professor who teaches statistics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

This segment aired on October 19, 2016.

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