FIRST HIGH ROLLERS ON THIS DATE IN 1974

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High Rollers
was a TV game show based on the dice game Shut the Box.The show
aired on NBC from July 1,1974 to June 11,1976 and again from April 24,1978 to
June 20, 1980.Two different syndicated versions were also produced, a weekly
series in the 1975–1976 season which ran concurrently with the daytime version,
and a daily series in 1987–1988. The first three versions were hosted by Alex
Trebek (above) and announced by Kenny Williams, while Wink Martindale hosted
and Dean Goss announced the 1987 to 1988 version of the show. During the first
Trebek version, actress Ruta Lee served as the model and dice roller on the shows daytime edition while Elaine Stewart filled that role on the nighttime edition.

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Actress Ruta Lee

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Host Alex Trebek and two contestants are ready to play the game

 

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Wink Martindale

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One Response to “FIRST HIGH ROLLERS ON THIS DATE IN 1974”

  1. JOE COOK says:

    DID YOU KNOW WINK SCORED A TOP TEN HIT
    WITH “A DECK OF CARDS” IN 1959? A NEAT GUY!

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