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wi ningz

  • n  something won (especially money)
  • n  succeeding with great difficulty

  • After the winnings started coming in ($50,000 a year for 20 years), Proxmire moved to Fresno, Calif, where he eventually opened three sporting-goods stores specializing in pool .
  • They know, too, that he has shared his winnings with needy friends and relatives.
  • Richard Nixon helped finance his first congressional race with his World War II poker winnings.
News & Articles

  • Fish Forecast for June 14, 2013
    Yankee Troller, a team led by Capt. Rick Hajecki of Rochester, put together a couple more solid days of fishing during the Orleans County Pro-Am last weekend to win the Classic West Cup for the salmon and trout fishing series to earn an extra check of $20,000. With his third and fourth place finishes in the Classic and Trophy divisions in Orleans, his two tournament total winnings was $36,000 ...
    June 14, 2013 - Niagara Gazette
  • Kalamazoo golfer Barrett Kelpin finishes runner-up in Michigan Open
    Loy Norrix alumnus still brings home first-place winnings because title was captured by Kentwood's Tom Werkmeister, who maintains amateur status.
    June 13, 2013 - The Kalamazoo Gazette
  • Peoria man's trial for robbing man of casino winnings underway
    URBANA — The second of two men accused of robbing a Champaign man of gambling winnings more than a year ago is being tried in Champaign County Circuit Court. read more
    June 11, 2013 - The Champaign News-Gazette
Quotes

  • Ray Allen in USA Today
    We didn't feel as though we played our best basketball,said Allen. "There were some things we wish we could have back, but not playing our best and still winnings, we're happy about that."
  • Josh Wilson in The Canadian Press
    I certainly had a big one with the bases loaded and couldn't put the ball in play. That hurts,Josh Wilson said. "Winnings teams score that run right there and win."
  • Jim McDermott in Wall Street Journal
    We are sending a multi-billion dollar industry offshore and underground. As a result, we are making tax criminals of Americans who can't declare their online winnings to the IRS,Mr. McDermott told the House Ways and Means Committee during a...

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