Did You Know Jeopardy Forbids Contestants to Wager $69?

Former Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings pointed out on Twitter the other day ceratain restricted wagers on the long running game show

Wanna be funny and bet $69? - Not Allowed

Wanna be controversial and bet $666 - Not Allowed

COS pointed out the story:

Turns out $69 is one of five banned wager amounts, though the other four are drastically less sexy. The devil’s number, $666, is similarly banned, as are three numbers associated with neo-Nazi propaganda ($14, $88, and $1488).

All is not lost, however: $420 remains a permissable bet.

 

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