A CONTESTANT on The Chase bagged a whopping £71,000 after "pressuring" Darragh Ennis with a seriously risky maths bluff.
After previous contestants Cydney and Pauline managed to get £4,000 between them, leaving just Joel to rack up some serious cash.
He performed well in the cash builder by accumulating £5,000, but he wasn't satisfied – and opted for Darragh's high offer of £71,000.
Joel held up well against some hard questions, but when a maths one arose, Joel decided to use a trick.
The Chase host Bradley Walsh asked: "525,600 minutes is equal to what length of time?"
The options were A) a decade, B) six months, or C) one year.
Within seconds Joel chose C – with Darragh going for B instead.
However, it was all part of his game plan as Joel explained: "I couldn't do the maths quick enough and I knew he didn't know so I had to pressure him."
Joel managed to get it right – taking Darragh off his tail.
He then managed to answer his way to the final after this impressive display.
But the skill didn't translate to the final chase – with the team only managing to score 14.
Darragh got his revenge and beat them all with 38 seconds to spare on the clock.
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