Week after week and year after year from 1961 to 1998, Jim MacKay introduced ABC’s popular “Wide World of Sports” with words that became the show’s trademark: “the thrill of victory … the agony of defeat.” The accompanying video montage might have shown a runner in ecstasy as he crossed the finish line; then the next scene might have shown a skier going wildly off-course and crashing through flags and fences into a crowd of spectators. No problem: if there was any agony for that downhill racer it was short-lived – because the will to win brought him back to compete over and over again.
That will to win is the characteristic I see in the lucky folks who win gigantic cash prizes — from Publishers Clearing House. Are these people discouraged if they don’t win the first or second or even the tenth or twentieth time they enter our Online Sweepstakes? Absolutely not!
It’s true: some first-time entrants have “beginner’s luck” and win a Big Check from PCH on the first try. But it’s so easy to enter our Online Sweepstakes – and enter every day, why stop? Like that skier who finishes the race in “the agony of defeat,” you’ve got to get back up and go for the gold! Somebody has got to win and enjoy the thrill of victory. Why shouldn’t it be you?
Think of the possibilities: You can go to pch.com every day to enter (and check out our great deals on magazines and merchandise while you are at it – no purchase necessary). And any time you want to explore something on the internet, go to PCHSearch&Win – where your first daily search gives you another chance to win a prize from Publishers Clearing House. Then there is more fun and excitement to be found at PCHgames and PCHlotto. At any of these sites the “thrill of victory” – meaning a possible visit from the Prize Patrol — can be yours!
Wishing you the best of luck.
Prize Patrol Ambassador