Wheel of Fortune

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Wheel of Fortune is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. It was originally hosted by Chuck Woolery, but is currently hosted by long-running Pat Sajak. Vanna White shows the letters on the puzzle board.

The show is based on the children's game Hangman. Three players are given puzzles over several rounds which consists of a phrase, proper name, or other such categories. Contestants spin a wheel in which they will either land on an a money amount, a Bankrupt wedge, a Lose a Turn wedge, prize card, or additions added for special episodes such as a Million Dollar wedge. If a player lands on a money amount, they guess a consonant that will appear in the puzzle. If correct, they will win that amount times the number of times that letter appears. The player gets another turn. If they guess incorrectly, play goes to the next player. If the player loses a turn, play passes over but they get to keep their money. If they are bankrupted, they lose their money and play passes over. Vowels are bought for $250, no matter how many of those vowels appear. The player who solves the puzzle wins their money for that round. The player who wins the most over all rounds wins the game and gets to play the bonus round where a prize is spun on a mini wheel and get a puzzle where ten letters are supplied, R, S, T, L, N, E, and four letters are picked by the player (three consonants and a vowel) after those are revealed.