If you are continually starting with $22, delete your player, and create a new one. Your base money will go back to $5,000, and you will be able to enter the lowest value games with $200, as well as some of the higher value games. This does not affect your HSO points. However, there may be a limit to how many times you can do this, especially if there is an update for the game.
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