A "Wheel of Fortune" Contestant Missed Out on $1 Million Because He Mispronounced a Word

Sep 19, 2013 -- 10:22am

Some "Wheel of Fortune" fans are outraged, because a contestant on Tuesday night's episode named Paul had a chance to win a MILLION DOLLARS if he could solve the puzzle . . . and only one letter was still hidden.

 

And he DID come up with the correct answer, which was "Corner Curio Cabinet."  (Pronounced "cure-ee-oh")  But he pronounced the word "curio" as "KER-oh."

 

Even Pat Sajak seemed surprised, and said the producers would listen to the replay to make sure they didn't cheat him.  But they decided NOT to overturn their decision.

 

 

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