Man Loses Life Savings Trying To Win Xbox At Carnival Game [VIDEO]
So, what are your first thoughts after just reading the headline? Here’s the rest of the story.Henry Gribbohm went to a carnival in Manchester, New Hampshire over the weekend and spent his entire life savings trying to win his kids a prize. Mr. Gribbohn was trying to win his kids an Xbox Kinect by winning at a $5 carnival game where you toss balls into a tub. He kept missing, and soon had spent $300. He then apparently went home and got $2,300 more. He lost all of that as well.
Blind with rage due to his poor luck and bad decision making skills, Gribbohm returned the next day to confront the owners of the stall, who are themselves freelance vendors of a larger traveling carnival company called Fiesta Shows.
They gave him a giant stuffed banana with a rasta hat and $600 of his money back. Which seems fair. His story in his own words below.