No, not that game. I mean an actual Game, in this case, CNBC’s trading contest, “Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge”. The Challenge has run up against some challenges, and trading has been suspended for a week following the discovery of a technical glitch that some wily contestants were exploiting to their benefit.
Surprise surprise: someone’s cheating.
CNBC.com’s editor, Allen Wastler said in a blog post;
“Trading in CNBC‘s Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge was suspended as of close of trading today at 4:00 p.m. ET for one week.
“It came to our attention that there was a technical glitch in the current trading system, which a handful of players found and exploited to jump to the top of the leaderboard. […]
And the beat goes on, as once again, art imitates life…