WATCH: 'Wheel Of Fortune' Contestant Has EPIC Win!

You have to see it to believe it!

Emil de Leon got extremely lucky on Wednesday night's episode of Wheel of FortuneThe contestant miraculously guessed the winning phrase -- despite only having two letters shown! The only clue he was given was that the mystery phrase was a "thing." Yes, a thing. That definitely narrows it down, right?

De Leon won $45,000 for the correct guess, and walked away with a whopping $63,099 in total. More importantly, he walked away with the most epic win in game show history. Longtime host Pat Sajak tweeted, "Tonight's "Wheel of Fortune" features most amazing solve in my 30+ years on the show. No kidding."

The Wheel of Fortune whiz shared his puzzle tips on a recent episode of The Ellen Show. He told Ellen DeGeneres that he can usually figure out the word puzzles after five seconds, and is right about 99 percent of the time. 

Watch below. You'll never believe his lucky guess! 

 

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Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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