Filipino-American Emil de Leon take home $45,000 for solving the final puzzle — for a total win of $63,099.
His win is the most amazing puzzle solve in the history of Wheel of Fortune. Mabuhay!
Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a competition in which contestants solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win cash and prizes determined by spinning a giant carnival wheel.
Talk show host Pat Sajak actually searched Emil after the solve, to make sure he not cheating. Wow - even he didn't realize he got it.
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