Noel has to sit down, as he's still not recovered from yesterday!! He runs through Maria's amazing game, and win yesterday, and the banker says he is now a broken man!
It’s James’ turn to take the walk of wealth today, and he does so with box 19. James is from Wales and is a supervisor in a supermarket. He has brought along a stick of rock from Wales for the banker that was sent from his sister Lauren. James shows us a family photo, and a good luck card he has received... James tells Noel of his dream to find a date and partner, and Noel talks about how that can happen in the Dream Factory…
13 - £75,000
3 - 10p
10 - £50,000 Oh errr says Noel... That's not good news!!
4 - £50
6 - £35,000
James remains confident saying that the top 2 are still there, and he says that he doesn't know what the banker will make of him... The banker asks everyone to be nice to him! Noel then gloats and laughs down the phone at him! The Banker thanks James for the rock, and says he is not going to make a mistake in his offers today.... He offers £6,100… £100 is for Lauren who sent the rock… James says he is chuffed with that considering the board... James says NO DEAL
9 - £100
11 - £10,000
Box 16 next with Tracy, and he asks for the 1p so he can kiss her!!
16 - £500
The banker says it's strange as the game feels like Maria's at the moment, and he's a little worried... He then offers £10,100… James goes to Lee, who replies that there are plenty of blues still to aim at, and there is at least one more round in the game.... James says NO DEAL
20 - £20,000 Ohhhh goes Noel...
Lee next who says he hopes it the 1p, and Noel says he can't wait for the kiss if it is!!
21 - £10 Close!!
22 - £100,000 Newbie Janet
It was one of those rounds says Noel, and there is now a massive hole in the reds... The banker says he was disappointed then that the 1p didn't come out!!! He then offers £4,100… There are groans for the offer, but Noel says it's good considering the damage done... James says NO DEAL
18 - £5,000
James wants the 1p next, and Noel says we are puckering up for it!
17 - £250,000
2 - £1
Noel tells James that he is taking these knocks really well... The Banker offers
£913… There are big groans for that offer... James says NO DEAL
7 - 1p Rob gets a peck on the cheek for that
James thinks about going to Jean, but then has second thoughts...
12 - £1,000
15 - 50p
Noel says that he thinks that James' courage is going to be tested here... The Banker offers £2,100… Noel asks if that gives James a problem, and he replies that it does a little... James then asks if a swap is guaranteed at the end, as if it was he would go on... The banker calls back and says he would offer the swap at the end, if James is prepared to go on as he is convinced that James will fail!!!! James says NO DEAL
5 - £3,000 This is doing it the hard way says Noel...
1 - £250
14 - £750
It’s time for the Banker with £5 and £15,000 remaining… That is the second game in a row where bravery has been rewarded says Noel... He then talks about the guaranteed swap... The Banker offers £5,100… Ioanna reminds him about what a fortune-teller told him a while ago... James says NO DEAL
The banker calls back and offers the SWAP… James says SWAP
James now has box 8, which Noel opens and reveals £15,000
Box 19 contains the £5
The banker calls back and says that James has been so incredibly brave that he is rewarding his sister Lauren with her £100 that he has been offering all throughout the game…