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Must be something in the water.

On Thursday, mikiekunitake made a big bet that paid off big, rocketing over 40% to a total take of $707,474 and 1st place in's "Beat the Street" stockpicking game. Mikikunitake knocked off former 1st place holder Zedesq, whose gains yesterday were more modest.

Zedesq is now in second place at $560,745, while drumminjen is in the 3rd place with a $484,347 portfolio.

"Beat the Street" began April 2. Players started with $100,000 of fictional money that they use to buy and sell stocks throughout the trading day. The contest runs for two months, and the winner will receive a $100,000 prize. There's still time to sign up --

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