Long Islanders are in it to win it, and not just when they buy Mega Millions lottery tickets. Many have found success on some of America's most popular TV game shows.
East Quogue resident Antoinette Piazza, left, seen with her best friend, Jessica Skinder, won $11,000 spinning the big wheel on the CBS game show "The Price Is Right," in an episode that aired April 19, 2011.
Susan Moller, of Merrick, won a Ford Fiesta and two bicycles on CBS' "The Price Is Right" on April 20, 2011.
Dan Madigan, 28, of New Hyde Park, holds up a placard about the trip to Florida he nearly won while appearing on "Wheel of Fortune" on May 3, 2011. He lost the trip when he spun the wheel and landed on "bankrupt," but he still went home with $4,000.