When Seth Neary lived in Bondville, his house struggled with their finances. When the GMS added a pro division, many saw an opportunity to pay the electric bill or treat themselves to meal. Paying $80 to enter the race, Neary lobbied for more entrants to increase the prize pool. “You would try to get as many people in it and then you would try to win, “Neary continued, “I was living check to check basically off of that - $80 per event, and your take home for first place was probably 150 bucks, so you get your 80 bucks plus whatever. It was a gamble. It was total gambling."