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‘Wheel of Fortune’ historical past made as 3 folks win $100K 3 days in a row – Nationwide

‘Wheel of Fortune’ historical past made as 3 folks win 0K 3 days in a row – Nationwide

Wheel of Fortune had a brand new report set on Wednesday after a contestant turned the third this week to money in on the $100,000 grand prize.

Bree Yokouchi, an elementary college instructor from Portland, Ore., pulled the $100,000 grand prize envelope from the Bonus Wheel and accomplished her puzzle to say the prize.

“I used to be simply excited to be right here this morning,” Yokouchi mentioned in a press release. “However to be the third $100,000 winner in a row is simply wonderful!”

Bree Yokouchi poses together with her record-setting prize.

Courtesy / Wheel of Fortune

Host Pat Sajak joked that he was going to depart the present, tossing the successful card behind him and briefly strolling off the set. “I’m out of right here. That’s it, I’m via,” he mentioned.

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“How are they doing this?” he additionally requested, clearly shocked.

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Lisa Kramer and Mark Baer had been the opposite two contestants that struck the $100,000 payday this week.

After Wednesday’s win, the gameshow joked on Twitter that it was “working out of confetti.”

The present additionally confirmed that the wins set a report – by no means within the present’s 40-year historical past have $100,000 wins occurred on consecutive nights, not to mention in the identical week.

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In a FaceTime call with his daughter Maggie on Wednesday night, Sajak once more expressed his shock.

“I’m working out of phrases to explain my response. Shocked, shocked, I don’t know. It’s all insufficient,” he could be heard saying within the video, which Maggie shared to Twitter.

When Maggie requested her dad if it might occur once more he mentioned: “You imply 4 in a row, Maggie? That might be ridiculous. That might be nearly inconceivable.”

“You imply like three in a row was nearly inconceivable?” Maggie requested.

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“I see what you imply,” Pat mentioned.

Can lightning strike in the identical place 4 instances?

We will see.

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