Join the famous TV game show " Wheel of Fortune " with this particularly faithful online version. Turn the wheel (be careful to avoid bankrupt. My Wheel Watchers Club. Login/ © Califon Productions, Inc. " Wheel of Fortune " is a registered trademark of Califon Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Wheel of Fortune may refer to: The Rota Fortunae, a concept in ancient philosophy referring to the capricious nature of Fate; The Big Six wheel, a casino game. Originally, after winning a round, contestants spent their winnings on prizes that were presented onstage. Unlike the show it evolved into, Shopper's Bazaar had a vertically mounted wheel,  which was spun by Woolery rather than by the contestants; this wheel lacked the Bankrupt wedge and featured a wedge where a contestant could call a vowel for free, as well as a "Your Own Clue" wedge that allowed contestants to pick up a rotary telephone and hear a private clue about the puzzle. Retrieved June 26, The syndicated version has been hosted continuously by Sajak and White since its inception. The wheel also features two Bankrupt wedges and one Lose a Turn, both of which forfeit the contestant's turn, with the former also eliminating any cash or prizes the contestant has accumulated within the round. Retrieved November 9, The first pilot used a vertically mounted wheel which was often difficult to see on-screen. Retrieved May 31, Rules of Polish 'Wheel of Fortune ' ". Retrieved December 31, Sajak left the network version in January to host his own late-night talk show , and was replaced on that version by Rolf Benirschke. In the bonus round, the winning contestant spins a smaller wheel with 24 envelopes to determine the prize. Guess letters and watch them appear on the iconic puzzle board?