#BeatTheChasers star Shaun Wallace admits he wanted contestant to win

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Beat The Chasers returned with a vengeance last week, and the popular ITV show has already seen hopefuls walk away with some big money jackpots after taking on the stars of the original quiz show, The Chase. While the aim of the game is for the chasers to get the contestant to walk away empty handed, Shaun Wallace revealed there was a moment he was actually rooting for one of the players to win against them.

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I really did want him to win

Shaun Wallace

In a recent interview with ITV ahead of the first episode of the new series, he spoke of his heartbreak as the contestant lost out.

"There’s a young guy who missed out on a big sum of money," he said.

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"I really did want him to win. All he needed was one correct answer and he got a few wrong in a row."

He added: "It was heart-breaking to see."

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Shaun Wallace admits he wanted Beat The Chasers player to winShaun Wallace admits he wanted Beat The Chasers player to win (Image: ITV)

Shaun told of his 'heartbreak' that the contestant he was rooting for lost outShaun told of his 'heartbreak' that the contestant he was rooting for lost out (Image: ITV)

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