A Wheel of Fortune player won over $69,000. Host Pat Sajak was stunned. Fans wonder if the veteran game show host really likes it when contestants win big money on the show. They noticed that he looks less than impressed.
However, Pat doesn’t like it when they don’t play by the rules. As TV Shows Ace previously reported, the television host was annoyed when one player forgot the rules of the classic game. This week is College Week and some of the nation’s best and brightest college kids are competing for big money.
One college kid ended up with a landslide victory. Read on to see what happened next.
Noah has fans buzzing about his win
On the latest broadcast of Wheel of Fortune, Noah had fans buzzing about his epic win on social media. He ended up walking away with over $69,000 during the bonus round. On Thursday’s broadcast of the game show, Noah and fellow college students competed. The student from the University of Pittsburg made it to the bonus round.
Noah already knew the answer. He admitted that his lucky guess was “waiting around” for him. Noah earned an additional $45,000. Pat Sajak was shell-shocked when he opened the sleek gold envelope. He looked dead-panned at the camera and didn’t know what to say.
Congratulations, Noah! 👏 pic.twitter.com/TXFbXG3Q2W
— Wheel of Fortune (@WheelofFortune) November 25, 2022
Noah’s father and boyfriend joined him in his winnings. They surrounded him and hugged him. Noah was also in shock over what happened. He stood there with his jaw dropped. Even the Wheel of Fortune viewers was baffled over that moment. They took to the Wheel of Fortune Twitter account to share their thoughts.
- “Wow. Noah. Way to go!”
- “Congratulations to Noah Stockwell.”
- “Congratulations Noah!!!”
- “Beautiful couple!”
- “Yes. Almost $70,000!“
Wheel of Fortune fans rave over the beautiful couple
Wheel of Fortune fans is happy over Noah’s win for another reason. They were happy to see the young gay man enjoy this moment with his partner. The two kissed on stage in front of the conservative game show host. That video went viral on YouTube.
This Wheel of Fortune win was a history-making moment in a milestone season. Season 40 has been filled with its share of ups and downs. However, there has been some amazing wins and moment such as this one. Fans are looking forward to the new episodes of the show when it hits the road in 2023.
As TV Shows Ace previously reported, major changes are coming to the Wheel of Fortune set again. In September, producers unveiled the new puzzle board and the colorful new set. Fans were mixed over the new puzzle board and set design. However, they look forward to seeing the show travel across the nation once again.
What are your thoughts on Noah winning over $69,000? Were you as shocked as Pat Sajak was? Sound off below in the comment section.
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