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Dan Avila

Season 7 1-time champion: $5,300 + a Sanyo remote control stereo music system + a Nintendo Entertainment System with Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune games.

Dan also appeared on The Joker's Wild, Break the Bank, Sale of the Century, Hollywood Connection, and The Krypton Factor.

On 1999-11-18, as captain, Dan risked a $200,000 payoff on Greed in a bid to win $2.2 million, which would have made him the biggest game show winner at the time. Teammates Melissa Skirboll and Curtis Warren opted out to split $820,000. Dan's may have been the biggest amount of money ever risked (and lost) on a game show. He later returned for a "Million Dollar Moment", only to miss out again.

Dan won $100,000 on the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on 2005-04-14. His appearances totaled 2 days, starting on 2005-04-13. His Phone-a-Friend was Leszek Pawlowicz.

Dan's first game on Jeopardy! aired on Good Friday; his second game aired on April Fool's Day.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Message Board user name: ulysses5019

Dan appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#1526, aired 1991-04-01 Dan Avila vs. Ann Catlin vs. Eric Miller Dan Avila game 2.
#1525, aired 1991-03-29 Dan Avila vs. Bennett Crocker vs. Richard Dial Dan Avila game 1.

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