win all the marbles

win all the marbles

To achieve total victory or win the entirety of a prize or reward. He is currently in first place. If he can sink this final putt, he will win all the marbles! The poker player is trying to win all the marbles with this hand. If she succeeds, she'll net nearly $250,000. If not, she'll go home empty-handed.
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