Must-see morning clip: Woman wins $1 million on "Wheel of Fortune"

Making it the second time in the show's history


Prachi Gupta
May 31, 2013 5:12PM (UTC)

On Thursday night, 30 year-old Autumn Erhard became the second contestant ever on "Wheel of Fortune" to win $1 million dollars.

Erhard, who had been leading the other two contestants the whole night, carried a "Wild Card" into the bonus round, granting her an extra consonant. With only a few clues, she correctly guessed the puzzle: "Tough Workout."

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Participating in the show's "Celebrating 30" themed-week, was "in complete and utter shock." "I'm shaking. I came here today because I love the game, I wanted to have some fun and solve some puzzles – I feel like I'm in a dream!" she said.

She was joined on set by her fiancé and her parents.

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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