Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Origin?


When casinos were first gaining popularity, a chicken dinner could be bought for $1.79. A common bet at those times was $2.00. So, the phrase became winner, winner, chicken dinner because if you won, you could afford to eat a chicken dinner from the casino.
Q&A Related to "Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Origin?"
Las Vegas casino's had a chicken dinner for $1.79. A
The legend tells that years ago every casino in Las Vegas had a three-piece chicken dinner with a potato and a veggie for $1.79. A standard bet back then was $2, hence when you won
It's common in street games some urban areas, when you have appropriate audience and it applies.
"Winner, winner, chicken dinner" was popularized by ESPN sports announcers and by the gambling movie "21" directed by Robert Luketic.
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