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Beer Money is a sports game show, when Don Jamieson and Mayleen Ramey go to quiz New Yorkers on their beloved New York sports teams, at local bars. In some episodes, they can be seen at Citi Field or outside of Madison Square Garden or New Meadowlands Stadium. The first question is worth $10. The contestant may keep the $10 and walk away or go for the second question, which is worth $20. If they get any question wrong, then they will lose all their money. The third question is worth $100. That totals up to $130.

Beer Money
StarringDon Jamieson and Mayleen Ramey
Country of originUnited States
Original networkSportsNet New York



Notable contestantsEdit

  • Eddie Trunk (2013) - Co-host of That Metal Show
  • Rich "Stick" Allen (2012 and 2013) - contestant from South Brunswick NJ who made two appearances on the show, with Don Jamieson attempting to make a love connection between "Stick" and Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz. Stick lost on question 3 both times.
  • Brick Township NJ Mayor John Ducey appeared on the Eatontown episode. He lost on question 3.

Parts of the showEdit

  • Beer Run: Don or Mayleen give the contestant a question. There are multiple answers to that question. They have to give Don or Mayleen as many answers as they can in 30 seconds. Each correct answer is worth $10.
  • Magic Number: Don or Mayleen give the contestant a number. He or she asks the contestant multiple questions, and asks them if the answer is above or below the magic number. Each correct answer is worth $10.
  • Beers Batted In: Don or Mayleen get four contestants. They give the first one a question. If they get it right they go to first base. If the second one gets his question right, he goes to first base. Then the third one goes to first base, and the bases are loaded. Then the fourth contestant comes up to bat. If they get their question right, they hit a grand slam and win $160.

Other versionsEdit

Other versions of this show have aired in other areas due to the popularity of this version.

City Local name Host Network Air dates
Boston Pocket Money Paul "Fitzy" Fitzgerald New England Sports Network 2009-2010
Chicago Beer Money Ted Brunson
Sarah Kustok
Comcast SportsNet Chicago 2008
Luke Stuckmeyer 2014–Present
Jen Lada 2014-2015
Kelly Crull 2016–Present
Kip Lewis 2016–2017
Chuck Garfien 2016-Present
Comcast SportsNet Chicago (2014-2017)
NBC Sports Chicago (2017–Present)
Gas Money Luke Stuckmeyer
Susannah Collins
Comcast SportsNet Chicago 2012-2013
Cincinnati Beer Money Steve Caminiti
Ashley Collins
Fox Sports Ohio 2014
Cleveland Beer Money Chuck Galeti 2012-2013
Amanda Jahn 2012-2013
Ahmaad Crump 2013
Ashley Collins 2013
SportsTime Ohio 2012-2013
Columbus Beer Money Jamir Howerton
Ashley Collins
SportsTime Ohio 2009
New York City Beer Money Chris Carlin 2008-2010
Julie Alexandria 2008-2009
Alexi Panos 2009-2010
Amber Wilson 2010-2012
Dan Schachner 2010-2012
Don Jamieson 2012-present
Mayleen Ramey 2012–present
SportsNet New York 2008–Present
San Francisco Beer Money Shan Berries
Mike Nelson
KPIX-TV 2015–present
Vancouver Beer Money Sunny Lenarduzzi
Andrew Barber
CKVU-DT 2012-2013


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