press (one's) luck

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press (one's) luck

To risk losing the good favor or fortune one has garnered thus far by brashly or overconfidently seeking more. I know you're in the boss's good graces now, but don't press your luck: she's been known to turn on people for getting too cocky. I've had some good winnings at blackjack, but I don't think I should press my luck any further.
See also: luck, press
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March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- GSN mourns the loss of Peter Tomarken, host of the classic game series PRESS YOUR LUCK, who died today along with his wife, Kathleen, in a plane crash in Santa Monica, Ca.
GSN will salute Tomarken with two special tributes, starting tomorrow night (3/14) with the re-broadcast of the documentary BIG BUCKS: THE PRESS YOUR LUCK SCANDAL at 10 PM/9 PM C.
The Press Your Luck game stars the iconic Whammy who is now more mischievous than ever, and will ensure to bring hours of humorous fun to players across North America.
Our new social game is sure to appeal to ardent Press Your Luck fans and excite new generations as they attempt to outsmart the iconic 'Whammy'.
Last year's "Feast of Favorites" received a tremendous amount of online votes, with "Match Game 70's" coming in first place, followed in order by: "The Joker's Wild," "Whammy -- The All-New Press Your Luck," "Family Feud," "Press Your Luck," "Friend or Foe?
Joker's Wild Juvenile Jury Let's Make A Deal Lingo Love Connection Match Game National Lampoon's Funny Money New Quiz Kids Newlywed Game Now You See It Parent Game Pass The Buck Password Perfect Match Personality Play the Percentages Press Your Luck Pyramid Quiz Kids Challenge Rock 'n Roll Jeopardy
Additionally, with this performance, BIG BUCKS: THE PRESS YOUR LUCK SCANDAL more than doubled the network's season-to-date household ratings average (0.
BIG BUCKS: THE PRESS YOUR LUCK SCANDAL will be re-broadcast on Sunday, March 23 at 9:00 PM ET/6 PM PT; Wed.
Her new responsibilities have expanded to include the launch of the network's first reality series CHUCK WOOLERY: NATURALLY STONED and GSN's first documentary BIG BUCKS: THE PRESS YOUR LUCK SCANDAL.
Located in Montreal and founded by experienced industry players, Ludia's innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of original and branded properties including The Amazing Race[TM], The Bachelor & The Bachelorette, Family Feud[R], Hell's Kitchen[TM], Hollywood Squares[TM], Press Your Luck, The Price Is Right[TM], Pyramid, Where's Waldo?
The documentary, BIG BUCKS: THE PRESS YOUR LUCK SCANDAL will debut Sunday, March 16 from 9 to 11 PM ET/PT (and will re-air March 17 and 22 from 9-11 PM ET/PT and March 26 and 28 from noon-2 PM ET).
Located in Montreal and founded by experienced industry players, Ludia's innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of original and branded properties including The Amazing Race[TM], American Idol[R], The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Family Feud[R], Hell's Kitchen[TM], Hollywood Squares[TM], Press Your Luck, The Price Is Right[TM], Pyramid, Where's Waldo?
Host Kennedy - GSN Original Series Joker's Wild - Host Jack Barry Let's Make a Deal - Host Monty Hall Lingo - Host Chuck Woolery - GSN Original Series Match Game 70's - Host Gene Rayburn Press Your Luck - Host Peter Tomarken Pyramid - Host Dick Clark Russian Roulette - Host Mark L.
Located in Montreal and founded by experienced industry players, Ludia's innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of original and branded properties including The Amazing Race[TM], American Idol[R], The Bachelor & The Bachelorette, Family Feud[R], Hell's Kitchen[TM], Hollywood Squares[TM], Press Your Luck, The Price Is Right[TM], Pyramid, Where's Waldo?