Wheel of Fortune Contestants Make History with Two $100K Wins in Same Week: 'It's Never Happened'_freckle removal natural

Natasha Dado·2 min read
Lisa Kramer, Mark Baer
Lisa Kramer, Mark Baer

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Wheel of Fortunereached a historic milestone on Tuesday night.

For the first time in the show's history, which spans more than 40 years, two contestants won the $100,000 grand prize in the bonus round for consecutive nights in a row.

After claiming the prize, contestant Lisa Kramer walked away with total earnings of $116,700 on the show Monday night.

Then, on Tuesday night, contestant Mark Baer marked a milestone after winning the $100,000 grand prize. He had total earnings of $126,550.

The show tweeted about the prizes calling them a "Wheel of Fortunefirst."

"Whoa, did that just happen?! A Wheel of Fortune first! A second $100,000 winner in a row! 2 NIGHTS 2 HUGE WINS!" read a tweet from the show.

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Whoa, did that just happen?! A Wheel of Fortune first! A second $100,000 winner in a row! 🚨 2 NIGHTS 2 HUGE WINS! 🚨 pic.twitter.com/i5MpUJggXC

— Wheel of Fortune (@WheelofFortune) February 9, 2022

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"It's never happened. And wouldn't you know it, I just sold all my confetti stock … There's always something new around here, isn't there? That's incredible," said Wheel of Fortunehost Pat Sajak after learning about Baer's big win on the show.

On Twitter fans of the show expressed their excitement.

One fan wrote: "For the first time in Wheel of Fortune we got ourselves back to back $100,000 winners this week guys!! This is just great y'all. #WheelOfFortune."

Another fan tweeted, "Wheel of Fortunejust gave out $100k two days in a row, get ready for some crazy words the next few days or else they're gonna run out of money."


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