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Celeb Garson Back On Top As We Predicted (Sort of)

Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | 10:51 AM ET
Willie Garson
Willie Garson

Actor Willie Garson comes back (as we thought--see below) to take champion poker player Chris Moneymaker out of the lead for the second time. Stephen Collins also passes Chris to take second place on Chris's big loss on CMGI. Not too good of a day for most--as all of our celebs were down Wednesday, except for Ernie Hudson who gained almost $35,000 mostly on his sale of Electro Scientific, moving himself out of last place. Sad to say, Johnny Bench is back in last after being out of the bottom for the last few days. (sorry Johnny).

We said Wednesday that we thought Willie would get back into first because Theravance might pay off --it didn't. But the fall of CMGI for Chris was the difference maker. So we called it, just not for the right reason! (can we sell you a bridge in Brooklyn??)

#1 Willie Garson: $1,148,381.09 down $965.72 -0.08%.
Sold 36,052 shares of Theravance Inc which was down Wednesday.
Bought 20,101 shares of MGIC Investment Corp .
Added $3,000 in Bonus Bucks.

#2 Stephen Collins: $1,128,153.12 down $2,813.39 -0.25%
No transactions Wednesday.
Added $3,000 in Bonus Bucks.
Stephen's biggest loser was Emergency Medical Serv Corp which was down 4.95% today cutting into his total value.

#3 Chris Moneymaker: $1,123,527.95 down $28,409.15 -2.47%%
Sold 523,000 shares of CMGI Inc. costing him $31,404.00 when CMGI fell 2.74% Wednesday.
Sold 10 shares of Graftech International
Bought 102,967 shares of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts , Chris is all-in on KKD which could make or break his position Thursday, if KKD reports solid earnings.
Added $3,000 in Bonus Bucks.

#4 Jonathan Tucker: $1,108,670.00 down $5,040.00 -0.45%
Sold 1,000 shares of Armor Holdings .
Sold 1,000 shares of Archer Daniels Midland .
Added $3,000 in Bonus Bucks.

#5 James Cromwell: $1,075,933.93 down $6,405.58 -0.59%
No transactions Wednesday.
Added $3,000 in Bonus Bucks.
James' biggest loser was Energy Conversion Devices which was down 3.08% Wednesday.

#6 Judy Gold: $1,029,340.00 down $6,050.00 -0.58%
No transactions Wednesday.
Judy's biggest loser Wednesday was Apple which was down 1.76%.

#7 Chris Gardner: $1,014,890.00 down $480.00 -0.05%
No transactions Wednesday.

#8 Lawrence O'Donnell: $1,006,190.00 down $4,674.00 -0.46%
No transaction Wednesday.
Lawrence lost with all of his holdings Wednesday except for BP PLC which was up slightly.

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#9 Ernie Hudson: $1,003,927.34 up $34,836.42 +3.59%
Sold 48,237 shares of Electro Scientific Industries making $31,836.42 with the stock's 3.29% gain on Wednesday.
Bought 8,800 shares of Saic Inc.
Bought 20,000 shares of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, betting on the earnings news like Chris Moneymaker.
Bought 100,000 shares of Fremont General.
Bought 476 shares of Fastenal Co.
Bought 3 shares of Technical Olympic USA.
Added $3,000 in Bonus Bucks.

#10 Johnny Bench: $1,003,802.22 down $15,950.00 -1.56% moved back into last place
No transactions Wednesday.
Johnny lost on all of his holdings Wednesday.
His biggest loss was on Paychex Inc which was down 2.15%.

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