Player Maria found herself in the final after an impressive run in yesterday’s programme, but she nearly missed out on the jackpot in a tense final round, leaving the host in shock.
However, on her penultimate drop, the jackpot counter was hanging onto the drop zone by a thread.
“Surely it can’t move, surely it’ll slip on it,” said the host.
The jackpot coin became wedged in between other counters on the edge of the bottom shelf.
He admitted: “I’ve never seen that before, to the left of it that stack is holding it in place.
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“In all the shows I’ve never seen the jackpot counter just hang on like that,” he told the finalist.
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