For the first 17 episodes of this season, the show won the 2009 People's Choice Award for Favorite Game Show.
Davon Clark played a special $2 million top prize game. The $750,000 case was replaced with $1 million.
Kobe Bryant appeared on video presenting Davon Clark with the following Ultimate Laker offer: Two tickets to a regular-season Laker home game, an invitation to attend Laker training camp practice in Hawaii and see two pre-season games, an opportunity to hang out with Kobe Bryant, and an autographed pair of shoes signed by Kobe Bryant. Davon took the $383,000 bank offer with three cases left along with the Laker offer (worth $5000), bringing the final total to $388,000.