Make Me A Millionaire - Games - Lucky Penny

Lucky Penny

Lucky Penny gives to each of three players a prize of either $2,000 in cash or a car. Each player begins with ten "penny" tokens and gets four turns to generate a random number from 1 to 9 that matches or comes close to a target number; the target number in each turn is a different digit in the price of the car. At each turn, the difference between a player's random number and the target number is the number of pennies that the player loses; matching the target number exactly wins back two of the previously lost pennies (a player cannot have more than ten pennies). At the end of the game, each player with at least one penny left wins the car. With no pennies, a player gets $2,000.

The game appears similar to The Price Is Right's pricing game Lucky Seven, but with the fundamental difference that Lucky Penny is purely a game of chance.

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