Cedar Point and Six Flags Great America make bet on World Series

Posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:24 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Cedar Point and Six Flags Great America announced a World Series wager where the losing park has to temporarily rename a ride during opening weekend 2017 – and the winning park gets to choose both the ride and the new name.

Read more from The Plain Dealer.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:18 PM

Go Tribe! Good thing they're not betting on football.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 9:26 PM

Fun stuff. What I would really like to see is a competition between the 2 on hourly capacity (on similar rides/coasters.) Can you say landslide?

Last edited by Schwarzkopf76, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 9:30 PM
Saturday, October 29, 2016 2:08 PM

For the last time, Six Flags and Cedar Fair are not in competition with each other!

Sunday, October 30, 2016 6:50 PM

All due respect, that's not gonna be the last time.

Monday, October 31, 2016 12:36 PM

I understand the 2 aren't in competition with each other (for the last time), but it's still fun for some of us to compare the 2. It won't be the last time.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 1:20 AM

Well, since Cedar Point has been marketing and advertising in the Chicago market for the past few summers I would disagree that they aren't in competition with each other. There are times during the summer when I hear more radio ads for Cedar Point in the Chicago area then I do for Six Flags.

Cedar Point has been trying and succeeding in drawing a lot of visitors to the resort from the Chicago market. Almost everyone I know who isn't a coaster enthusiast has been there or talks about going there in the future. That visit to Cedar Point usually takes the place of a visit to Six Flags for the year. I don't understand how you believe they aren't competing for the same customers.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 3:18 PM

Sarchasm - the gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

I was beating the long dead horse about whether they were or weren't where in this case it is clear and obvious that they are.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:54 AM

Tough break for Tribe, but a good game 7. Congrats to the Cubs.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:04 AM

Brian Shaw is the worst reliever I have seen since Jose Mesa


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