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For certain weeks, one game during the first-half of each show was played for an extravagant prize, such as higher cash prizes or a luxury car, similar to that of Dream Car Week.

Week #1 (April 22-26, 2013)Edit

Days of the Week Pricing Game Prize Result Extra Note
Monday Punch-A-Bunch $250,000 Loss (won $1,000) The slips changed to 5 "$500s," 10 each of "$1,000" and "$2,500," 15 "$5,000s," 9 "$10,000s" and 1 "$250,000."

Originally scheduled to air Tuesday.

Tuesday Grand Game $100,000 Loss (won $1,000) The game board started off at $10 instead of the usual $1.

Originally scheduled to air Thursday.

Wednesday Pay the Rent $100,000 Won Not only was the game won, but it was the only game to get a complete win the entire week.

Originally scheduled to air Monday.

Thursday 3 Strikes Ferrari 358 Spyder - $285,716 Loss Not only was the game not won, but not even one number was lit.

Originally scheduled to air Wednesday.

Friday Plinko $500,000 Loss (won $1,600) There was $100,000 in the center slot, replacing the usual $10,000.

Week #2 (October 14-18, 2013, originally scheduled to air September 23-27)Edit

Days of the Week Pricing Game Prize Result Extra Note
Monday ½ Off $100,000 Won Originally scheduled to air on Wednesday, September 25.

Originally rescheduled to air on Wednesday, October 16.

Tuesday Triple Play Audi, Range Rover and Corvette Loss (at the second car) Originally scheduled to air on Friday, September 27.

Originally rescheduled to air on Friday, October 18.

Wednesday Cliff Hangers $250,000 Won ($30,000) Each step taken deducted $10,000 from the potential payoff, hence why the climber started on Step 1.

Originally scheduled to air on Tuesday, September 24. Originally rescheduled to air on Tuesday, October 15.

Thursday Golden Road Bentley Continental GT - $189,565 Loss (at the third prize) The prizes in question that were won were Steve Madden Accessories ($624) and a Steam Shower ($5,247).

Originally scheduled to air on Thursday, September 26.

Friday Plinko $500,000 Loss (won $2,000) See Week #1

Originally scheduled to air on Monday, September 23. Originally rescheduled to air on Monday, October 14.

Week #3 (November 10-14, 2014)Edit

This week aired out-of-order the week of November 17-21; viewers in Buffalo, New York were able to see Monday's show only, as the rest of the week was pre-empted due to the November Storm.

Days of the Week Pricing Game Prize Final Result Extra Note
Monday Rat Race $175,000 Won ($100,000) First-place was worth $100,000; second-place was worth $50,000; third-place was worth $25,000.

Originally scheduled to air Monday, November 17.

Tuesday It's in the Bag $80,000 Loss (at the $40,000 step) The values of each matching product were five times the normal amounts.

Originally scheduled to air Tuesday, November 18.

Wednesday Time is Money $200,000 Loss The money counted down ten times faster than usual due to the high amount.

Originally scheduled to air Friday, November 21. Originally rescheduled to air Friday, November 14.

Thursday Plinko $1,000,000 Loss (won $600) There was $200,000 in the center slot, replacing the usual $10,000.

Originally scheduled to air Thursday, November 20.

Friday Grand Game $100,000 Won See Week #1

Originally scheduled to air Wednesday, November 19. Originally rescheduled to air Wednesday, November 12.

Week #4 (October 12-16, 2015)Edit

On this Big Money Week, the winners of each pricing game not only won the prizes they were going for, but they also won an additional $5,000 bonus. At the big wheel during the bonus spin, landing on $1.00 won double or $50,000.

Days of the Week Pricing Game Prize Final Result Extra Note
Monday Shell Game $100,000 Won ($50,000) Originally scheduled to air on Wednesday.

Originally rescheduled to air on Tuesday.

Tuesday Punch-A-Bunch $250,000 Loss ($1,000) See Week #1Originally scheduled to air on Friday.

Originally rescheduled to air on Thursday.

Wednesday Grand Game $100,000 Loss ($1,000) See Week #1Originally scheduled to air on Thursday.

Originally rescheduled to air on Friday.

Thursday Plinko $1,000,000 Loss (won $2,100) See Week #3

Originally scheduled to air on Monday.

Friday Safe Crackers $10,000 Won ($15,970) Originally scheduled to air on Tuesday.

Originally rescheduled to air on Monday.

Let 'Em Roll $100,000 Won ($105,000) The car symbols were replaced with Pricedown dollar signs. The cash sides were upped to: $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000. To win the $100,000; the player had to roll five dollar signs. The contestant won all that money with two rolls.

Originally scheduled to air on Tuesday. Originally rescheduled to air on Monday.

Week #5 (October 24-28, 2016)Edit

On this Big Money Week, in honor of the show's 45th season, if a contestant during the bonus spin lands on the "45" space, that contestant wins a $45,000 bonus, while a perfect bid in Contestant's Row will award the contestant a $5,000 bonus. Also, Friday was the show's first-ever all-cash day, as every pricing game's prize was cash, including pricing games that are normally played for cars.

Days of the Week Pricing Game Prize Final Result Extra Note
Monday ½ Off $100,000 Won ($101,000) N/A
Dice Game $40,000 and car Loss (at the second number) Each exact number rolled was worth $10,000.
Tuesday Race Game $10,000 and four prizes Won $10,000 bonus would be awarded if contestant had more than 15 seconds left on the clock.
Plinko $1,000,000 Loss (won $1,000) See Week #3
Wednesday Hole In One $100,000 Loss (on the left twice) $100,000 bonus would be awarded if contestant had 2 chances to sink the ball into a windmill.
Bonkers $30,000 and the prize Loss $1,000 bonus would be awarded for each second remaining after winning the game.
Thursday Range Game $10,000 and the prize Loss $10,000 bonus would be awarded if contestant gets a $50 range.
Hot Seat $100,000 and five prizes Bailout (won $25,000) $100,000 bonus would be awarded if contestant gets all five prizes right.
Friday Punch-A-Bunch $50,000 Bailout (won $1,000) See Week #1
Vend O Price $10,000 Loss
Grand Game $20,000 Loss (won $2) First time since MDSs
Secret X $15,000 Won ($15,000)
Pick A Pair $20,000 Loss
Cliff Hangers $250,000 Won ($210,000) See Week #2

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