Behind the Scenes

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Meet the Hosts

David McCreary

David McCreary has been co-hosting Cash Explosion since October of 2007 and is, absolutely, loving it! Aside from the joy of making contestant's dreams come true on the show, David just loves to be in front of people, making them laugh. He's performed comedy and magic for 25+ years for corporate events across the country. For the past 4 years, he's been blessed with the opportunity to travel and speak at middle and high schools with a message that encourages students to live a life they can look back on and be proud of. He was born in Pataskala and he's still there with his wife and son. Connect with David on social media, @davidmccreary.


Alissa Henry

Alissa Henry joined The Cash Explosion Show as a co-host in 2017.  She loves celebrating wins with the contestants. Her favorite aspect of Cash Explosion is a toss-up between Cash Challenge and Second Chance game. Everyone loves getting a second chance, right? Born and raised in Central Ohio, Alissa graduated from Ohio University in Athens and currently lives in Columbus with her husband and son. Prior to joining CE, she worked as a TV reporter at ABC6/FOX28 in Columbus. For fun, she likes to shop, read, and run. If you’re on social media, connect with her @AlissaHenryTV.

Game Show History

  • $6,100 Minimum
  • Each player makes three selections from their OWN personal game board
  • Two 2X squares and one bonus square per game board
  • Bonus squares: instant $10,000 – $50,000
  • Top two game totals will automatically go to the Cash Challenge to play for $50,000
  • Second chance game – winner receives $5,000 and goes into the Cash Challenge to play for $50,000
  • Winnings are unlimited!
Every player on Cash Explosion is guaranteed to win at least $6,100! But of course, that’s just the minimum…players have a chance to win MUCH more! 

One by one, 8 players test their luck against their own game board. After all 8 players take their turn, the top TWO players with the highest game totals get their money DOUBLED and advance to the Cash Challenge! 

Each player has a chance to win a little extra cash if they find a trip to our new BONUS BOARD! Lucky players who make it over to the bonus board have an opportunity to find between $10,000 and $50,000 instantly!

Any of the Cash Challenge participants can trade their current Game prize for a $50,000 Cash Challenge Prize if their luck continues. What happens next is really exciting…they can return to the Cash Challenge to play in the next episode until their luck runs out. $50,000 can turn into $100,000 that can turn into $200,000 that can turn into $300,000, …and on and on and on!

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