BEN Shephard threatened to fine a contestant on Tipping Point £1,000 after her "disgraceful" answer on the show.
Tuesday afternoon's instalment of the ITV quiz show saw Heather, Abs and Tina all competing to win the £10,000 cash jackpot by answering a series of questions.
Heather and Abs got off to a slow start, failing to secure any money by the end of the first round.
In contrast, Tina managed to win £1700 in one drop as 17 counters tumbled from the machine.
She added a further £300 to take her total up to £2000 in the first 15 minutes.
In the second round, Heather triumphed over Abs, answering five questions correctly compared to his two, sending him home.
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Heather and Tina then fought for a place in the final – but Ben was left shocked by one of Tina's answers.
Ben had asked: "How many of the teams who played in the 2020/2021 English Premier League season have a name that begins with the letter 'W'?"
Tina then answered: "I'm either going to know or I'm not so I'm going to go for two."
Revealing it to be the wrong answer, Ben said: "It's not two and you forgot the most important one Tina, it's West Ham.
"My team Tina, disgraceful, so we are actually going to fine you £1000, that's going to Heather."
But luckily for Tina, the Hammers fan began to laugh and it became clear that he wasn't actually going to reduce her prize pot by £1000.
This meant that Tina, despite answering far fewer questions correctly than Heather, made it through to the final.
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And luck was on Tina's side as the star counter dropped onto the bottom shelf after only two counters.
It took a further six for it to tumble into her prize fund meaning Tina walked away with the jackpot of £10,000.
Tipping Point airs weekdays at 4pm on ITV.
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