Quick Answer: What is a wildcard on Wheel of Fortune?

What does the mystery round on Wheel of Fortune mean?

“Mystery Round”: Two “mystery” wedges are placed on the Wheel, each hiding either a “Bankrupt” or “$10,000” on the face-down side. After correctly calling a consonant, the contestant can either take the wedge’s face value of $1,000 per letter in the puzzle or take the 50/50 chance of getting $10,000 or Bankrupt.

How much do you win for solving a puzzle on Wheel of Fortune?

The contestant who solves the toss-up puzzle wins $1,000 and advances to the bonus round.

What is the final round of Wheel of Fortune called?

The final spin also known as the Speed up round is played if the game is running short and there is no more time. At some point in the game a bell rings to indicate this and the hosts announces that this is the final spin of the wheel. From this point on the consonants are worth $1000 and vowels are free.

How do you win $10000 on Wheel of Fortune?

How It Works

  1. Look for a contestant to land on the $10,000 Mystery Wedge.
  2. If they solve the puzzle, we’ll reveal the SPIN ID of one lucky home viewer!
  3. If your SPIN ID is revealed on air, you have 24 hours to verify by logging on to WheelofFortune.com. Once verified, someone from the show will call you to confirm.
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Do the losers on Wheel of Fortune get money?

It’s a paltry sum compared to what you could have won. But the consolation money takes just enough sting out of the loss to remind you how cool of an experience that was. In an effort to make the trip worthwhile to distantly located contestants, “Wheel of Fortune” gives $1,000 to those who don’t solve a puzzle.

Do contestants on Wheel of Fortune get paid?

All contestants are given a parting gift of $1,000 at the end of each episode. So even if you don’t score big on the wheel, you’ll go home with something in your wallet. Don’t expect your winnings right away. You won’t receive your money until after the show has broadcast.