'Wheel of Fortune' ends in tie for first time in more than 10 years (Video)

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Here's something you don't see every day: A tie on the game show "Wheel of Fortune."

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Wednesday's episode of the popular puzzle game hosted by Pat Sajak featured two contestants, LaToya Williams and Danielle Gilseth, each amassing $24,000 in cash and prizes leading up to the bonus round.

A tie is exceedingly rare on "Wheel of Fortune," where players compete to solve hangman-style word puzzles. In fact, the last time such a stand-off happened was more than 10 years ago, according to syndicator Sony Pictures Television.

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Co-Host Vanna White makes an apperance at Radio City Music Hall for a taping of celebrity week on "Wheel of Fortune" hosted by People Magazine. The taped shows will air the week of November 12 to celebrate the shows 25th anniversary in New York, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Host Pat Sajak (L), contestant Megan Sippey, actor Neil Patrick Harris, contestant Seth Ramus, actress Diane Neal, contestant Diana Mallon and actor Robert Gossett (R)make an appearance at Radio City Music Hall for a taping of celebrity week on "Wheel of Fortune" hosted by People Magazine. The taped shows will air the week of November 12 to celebrate the shows 25th anniversary in New York, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Host Pat Sajak makes an apperance at Radio City Music Hall for a taping of celebrity week on "Wheel of Fortune" hosted by People Magazine. The taped shows will air the week of November 12 to celebrate the shows 25th anniversary in New York, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Co-host Vanna White and host Pat Sajak make an appearance at Radio City Music Hall for a taping of celebrity week on "Wheel of Fortune" hosted by People Magazine. The taped shows will air the week of November 12 to celebrate the shows 25th anniversary in New York, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
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Williams won the tie-breaker, then proceeded to a bonus round where she solved the puzzle: "POUR YOUR HEART OUT."

"I feel great," Williams said after finishing the bonus round. "I thought I was going to pass out."

All told, she took home $125,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to Costa Rica.

"Wheel of Fortune" is the No. 1 syndicated game show and is renewed through at least 2018. The format was created by talk-show host Merv Griffin in 1975 and has run in syndication since 1983.

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