Wheel of Fortune analysis for victory

A Wheel of Fortune contestant used strategies detailed in a NYT Upshot analysis and won in the bonus round:

Last December, the Upshot published a guide to Wheel of Fortune strategies, using data from more than 6,000 bonus round puzzles. Our guide influenced the behavior of at least one participant. Scott Menke, a data analyst from New Jersey, won $52,690 in cash and prizes on an episode last month after developing a strategy based on our article, he said.

Data forever.

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