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Wheel of Fortune pays cash prizes with the revenues from the show, or some prizes are part of a commercial message that the show earns revenues from by carrying the message and offering a chance for the contestant to win the prize. The time when the contestants paid for the prizes has been over for more than twenty years

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Do you need a sony card to win prizes on wheel of fortune?


Did Wheel of Fortune ever run out of prizes?

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You can get information from the Sony credit card or Capital One credit site. As of 2014, the Sony Rewards activities for Wheel of Fortune have been relocated to the Wheel of Fortune site.

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Originally, after winning a round, contestants spent their winnings purchasing prizes that were presented onstage. Some of the prizes included the Wheel of Fortune Dalmatian Dog, Furniture, Appliances, Electronics, and Various items that sponsors wanted shown on Television

How many million dollars worth of prizes have been won on Wheel of Fortune?

"Since it's debut in 1983 Wheel of Fortune has awarded more than 190 million in cash and prizes to it's contestants" see related link

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What has Wheel of fortune paid out in prizes?

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What are the consolation prizes that players receive on Wheel of Fortune?

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If someone wanted to buy the Wheel of Fortune dalmatian how much is it worth?

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Do Wheel of Fortune winners pay taxes on their winnings?

Yes . All of the winners have to pay taxes on their prizes, including the fair value of the non-cash prizes.

What is the lowest winning score in Wheel of Fortune history?

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