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The Cash Register

Putting a finger on the pulse of the money that really matters

OLYMPICS NBC's per-day cost for rights to air the 2010 and 2012 Games $64,735,294

FLORIDA LOTTERY Pretax amount won by a 90-year-old man -- the state's oldest winner $16 million

PAUL GAUGUIN Estimated going price at a London auction later this month for his painting L'Apparition $15 million

SURVIVOR: THE AMAZON Possible chunk of change winner Jenna Morasca will earn for baring it all in August's Playboy $1 million

TIGER WOODS Starting eBay bid for a round of golf with the pro, to benefit his eponymous foundation, at Florida's Isleworth Country Club $100,000

ORANGE PRIZE Amount of British fiction prize awarded to American Valerie Martin for Property $50,000

ROSA CHA Price tag on a custom bikini featuring a celeb snapshot $200 -- 240

HARRY POTTER Court fees to be paid by Donald Parfitt for stealing pages from The Order of the Phoenix last month $91.50

LAS VEGAS Minimum price for in-car nuptials at Sin City's 24 Hr. Drive-Up Wedding Window $40

THE ASTOR What Justin Timberlake and Lenny Kravitz pay for truffled french fries at the South Beach hotel's Metro Kitchen + Bar $9

Originally posted Jun 27, 2003 Published in issue #716-717 Jun 27, 2003 Order article reprints
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