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Tipping Point host Ben Shephard was left cringing on Wednesday's show when his contestant was punished for trying out a rather controversial tactic.
Four new contestants entered the ITV studio to try their luck at winning money from the coin-pushing machine – Eileen, Roger, Liam and Holly.
Holly – a receptionist from Basingstoke – got off to a good start by answering two questions right early on in the competition.
However, her luck soon ran out during the game show – and made the same mistake twice.
Holly decided to pass her go over to her fellow contestants – Roger and Eileen.
Sadly for Holly though, it blew up in her face because it meant that Roger and Eileen bagged a ton of counters – meaning that she lost out on vital counters to keep her in the game.
Roger managed to secure plenty of counters – whilst Eileen was able to pick up eight.
Ben was gutted for Holly, telling her: "Holly! Eight counters there Eileen!"
Fans on social media were far from impressed with the contestant's tactics, with some even suggesting that she didn't "understand" the game.
One viewer wrote: "Holly has learned the hard way that pass w***ery karma is a b**** #tippingpoint."
"#tippingpoint Holly's gone and I'm out," said a second.
"Turn off #tippingpoint it's goodbye Holly, don't think she understood the game to be honest #pass," one said.
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Another wrote: "Calm down Eileen."
Another commented: "Come on Holly, you can do better."
Wtf Holly!! Do you wanna go home!?" asked another.
Someone else added: "Holly …. unlucky buddy."
Holly was kicked off of the show in the first round with a total of just £100.
However, her fellow contestant Liam went on to bag a whopping £3550, despite not being able to clip the jackpot counter.
Liam revealed he's going to put the money towards a trip to America with his wife Danielle.
Tipping Point airs weekdays at 4pm on ITV.
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