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Press Your Luck

“There was just sort of this tension. Oh my God. What do we do? Can we stop this? And the obvious answer was no, we couldn't. He wasn't actually doing anything wrong. He had just outsmarted us." Darlene Tipton, who worked on the game show “Press Your Luck” recalls this unforeseen and unprecedented win.

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