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Self-made millionaires Mike "Rooster" McConaughey -- brother of Oscar-winning actor Matthew -- and Wayne "Butch" Gilliam made their fortunes deep in the heart of Texas. Now, they're looking to share their wealth with other entrepreneurs by investing in their companies. Along with close friend Gil Prather, the investors invite ambitious entrepreneurs from across America to come to West Texas to make their case to secure funding for their ventures. Think of it as "Shark Tank" with cowboy hats instead of tailored suits. What the hopefuls don't realize, though, is that a good product and a positive balance sheet aren't enough to get an investment from McConaughey and Gilliam; the guys only make a deal after getting a true measure of an entrepreneur's character.

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A shoreline fisherman pitches his supercharged bait launcher; a retired teacher introduces Butch and Rooster to the world of "escape rooms."
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A young entrepreneur pitches an electronic beer tap that reduces keg waste; two moms from Utah show off their practical zip-up bedding.
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An Irish musician pitches his potentially game-changing synthesizer system for guitars; Butch and Rooster take a conflicted young entrepreneur with an undershirt business.
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Two eyewear entrepreneurs from California pitch Butch and Rooster on their cool brand; an ex-rocker with a smart phone repair business inspires Butch to think big.
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A tech-savvy entrepreneur turns the tables on Butch and Rooster; a pastry chef faces Rooster's mom.
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A young pilot arrives in west Texas ready to pitch his Uber-like app for air travel; Butch and Rooster put the inventor of a clamp-on caddy to the test.
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Rooster and Butch consider investing in an all-natural beverage that may or may not have the power to cure hangovers; a risk-averse inventor of a special pillow faces her fears in the desert.
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A pickle entrepreneur seeks help from Butch and Rooster; the investors test a young food truck manufacturer by sending him on an unusual sales call.
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Butch and Rooster put a YouTube star to the test against the top pit master in West Texas; a single mother tries to sell the investors on a web site that helps parents save for their child's college education.
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A young entrepreneur pitches Rooster and Butch on an app that could revolutionize the bar scene; two best friends present a device that promises to reduce contact with germs.
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Two Florida Frat brothers develop a method to chill beer faster and Rooster and Butch test it in the scorching desert heat; a Californian free spirit pitches her plant-based burgers to the carnivorous Texans.
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A New York City entrepreneur pitches his maple water brand; a Swedish woman takes on the show's toughest challenge when she proposes her mother's walking pole company.
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A pastor and a MMA fighter pitch the strongest groin protector in the world; brothers with a difficult history propose an outdoor apparel company; Rooster and Butch test the strength of their partnership.
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A serial entrepreneur presents what he claims to be the best soy sauce on the planet; a tech-savvy duo from Ohio pitches a wearable audio recording device, which Butch and Rooster take on a treasure hunt through the desert.
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An eager entrepreneur pitches an online service that turns photos into wall art; a Bay Area couple presents their humanely-sourced frozen chicken business.
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A fireman develops a safety tool that promises to save lives; a retired flight attendant pitches her invention for women's purses.
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