McDonald's Prop Challenge Ended after Just 10% Complete

McDonald's Prop Challenge Ended after Just 10% CompleteWhile no one was actually expecting Mike Noori to eat $1,000 worth of McDonald’s over a mere 36 hour period, not even the naysayers were expecting the Californian poker pro to fall so short of his intended goal. In fact, even though he stood to win a purported $200,000 from the wager, Noori was only able to eat just $100 of McDonald’s food before quitting the challenge with a few hours still remaining.
Originally, Noori intended to kick off his munch-a-thon by chomping his way through $500 worth of apple slices, but in the end the managed a mere $50 worth of the product, which he subsequently mashed and consumed along with some bacon dipped in guacamole. Reporting his progress on Day 2 of the challenge, Noori tweeted:
“About $150 ordered with about $55 in the fridge. 21 hours in, $95 consumed. On pace for about $150 worth in 36 hours.”
Two hours after that update, and Noori then announced he had decided to call off the challenge, although he subsequently shifted its attention towards the $14,000 that was apparently raised for charity. The donations weren’t collected via an official charity, however, but rather through a GoFundMe account, with its message reading:
“This is not done through an official charity, this is done directly by Turbo. So there is a trust factor involved. If you know Turbo and are comfortable donating, it is appreciated.”
According to Noori, his friend Phong “Turbo” Nguyen travels each year to Vietnam where he delivers food, clothing and supplies to those in need. While the pro’s word seems to have been enough for most people, others questioned the way in which the donation system was set up, with one responder labelling it a “fraudulent effort” and another commenting:
“Be honest, that money’s already lost in pit games.”
Whatever the case may be, Noori’s prop bet definitely represented an extreme case of over optimism, and as Jimmy Fricke had tweeted after the wager was originally accepted:
“This is impossible. If he eats the lowest calorie/dollar food available (southwest grilled chicken salad) this is still 66,000 calories.”

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