It has finally been a year since poker player and hedge fund manager Bill Perkins challenged Jaime Staples and his brother Matt to a lucrative prop bet - that both brothers need to get within 1 pound bodyweight of each other in one year in order to win $150,000. If they lose, they only have to shell out $3,000.
Their initial weigh in was made 6 days after the bet, in which Jaime's weight was at 3[...] Read more » Jaime Staples and Younger Bro Win $150K Weight Loss Prop Bet from Bill Perkins
Joined: May '08
Age: 39 (M)
ok for my untrained eye it actually looks like the fatter dudes has actually became the skinnier dude of the pair... lol nice challenge, I would have nothing against going after one similar myself if someone offered me 150k for my efforts.
Joined: Jan '14
Age: 44 (M)
I'm glad because these brothers have won this bet and a lot of money. 150k for an interesting bet is very good for them. One of the brothers has to do regular sports and not start eating again chimicals, fries or another other poisons... Is the best for him. Congratulations for the beautiful gain, i think Bill Perkins is upset.
I saw this story today in another forum and I was amused by the photos of my smaller brother .... he had apparently close to the end of the bet, there is much because a thicker brother could not lose weight .... and eventually he became thicker in about one and a half times .... well done
Joined: Jan '17
Age: 66 (M)
Yes very interesting story, I think it is very hard to lose so many kilograms from your body, so it is noce to thst all this hard work was paid wery well, 150000 of dollars is serious money, you can buy a flat gor this money or a nice car or some tasty stuff and get kilograms back
Joined: Oct '16
Age: 69 (M)
Ohh man...where I could find some challenge like that? I´m specialist in up and down weight. I could have 30/40 kg of diference between winter and sumer. And for a $150000 prize I could do it better! If you are tall (I´m 1,90 mts) you could do it very easy. The problem will be if the weight up it´s measured as a percentage of body mass. But, for $ 150K I would do it!
Joined: Mar '14
Age: 49 (M)
Wow, big congratulations to Staples brothers on winning US$150,000, and very well done to their trainer Mike Vacanti! I didn't expect they were going to make it when Bill Perkins announced the deal a year ago, to be honest.
Joined: Mar '09
Age: 47 (F)
They have won the bet, but like some others have noticed from the pics, the one that was skinny has some extra kilos now Not a big problem though if he ants to drop back where he was. And the prize was for 150k, so why not
Posted by pochui: ok for my untrained eye it actually looks like the fatter dudes has actually became the skinnier dude of the pair... lol nice challenge, I would have nothing against going after one similar myself if someone offered me 150k for my efforts.
He was the taller to begin with so thats why he looks leaner now.
Joined: Jul '10
Age: 43 (M)
was very cool and interesting and very motivating because it made a very nice person get a greater sense to be able to reach the goal since poker and the competitiveness and the strongest point of them with this slimmed down and became more saldaves and happy and with a little more than dollars in the account