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Did You See the Tiebreaker and Big Win?

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Wednesday night’s Wheel of Fortune was a rare event. For the first time in over a decade, there was a tie following regular game play. LaToya Williams of Richmond, Va. and Danielle Gilseth of West Fargo, N.D. had each amassed $24,000 in cash and prizes leading into the Bonus Round. The two contestants then competed to solve one extra toss-up style puzzle valued at $1000 to determine who would be the big winner.

LaToya won the tie-breaker and went on to the Bonus Round where she easily solved the puzzle “POUR YOUR HEART OUT.” Pat then revealed that she had won the $100,000 grand prize! After her Bonus Round solve LaToya said, “I feel great! I thought I was going to pass out.”

She went home with a total of $125,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to Costa Rica.