Dash Hopes | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Dash Hopes is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Dash Hopes
Counter target spell.
—Holux, stronghold racketeer
Official Rulings for Dash Hopes
2/1/2007 : As the triggered ability resolves, the active player gets the option to perform the action. If that player declines, the next player in turn order gets the option. As soon as any player performs the action, the spell is countered, but the remaining players still get the option. If all players decline, the spell remains on the stack.
7/1/2013 : A player can't choose to pay 5 life unless he or she actually has 5 or more life to pay.