The contestants for the series premiere are Matt Marr, a law clerk from Lone Grove, Oklahoma and Alan Pietruszewski, a U.S. Navy fighter pilot from Buffalo, New York.
Paulara Hawkins, a celebrity personal assistant from Dallas, Texas and Bill Kapitan, an office furniture installer from Wills Point, Texas play for the money in this episode.
Bill Kapitan, the office furniture installer from Wills Point, Texas, from the last episode, returns in this episode, along with new contestant Adrienne DeAnna, an administrative assistant from Los Angeles, California.
Contestants Tracy Miller from Chicago, Illinois, and Craig Newman, a music booking agent from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania compete for the million-plus dollars at stake.
Contestants Sara Holden, a bartender from Detroit, Michigan and Bob Glouberman, a video game reviewer from Phoenix, Arizona compete for prize money.
Returning from last episode is Bob Glouberman, the video game reviewer from Phoenix, Arizona, and new to the game this week is Percy Smith, an airport traffic officer from Los Angeles, California.
Contestant Modo Adams, a junior ROTC instructor from Belle Grade, Florida attempts to win over a million dollars.