The 50k winner reveals how he will spend the money

Beat The Chasers ended last night (Sunday 10th January) and one participant walked away with a cool £ 50,000.

Michael Freebury from Wales managed to beat four chasers and win the pot, much to the delight of the crowd.

And now Michael has revealed what he will do with the winnings.

Not only that, but he’s already started spending!


Michael picked up four chasers (Credit: ITV)

What happened on Beat The Chasers last night?

Michael managed to raise £ 2,000 during the Cash Builder and settled on four pursuers – Shaun Wallace, Anne Hegerty, Jenny Ryan and Paul Sinha.

They offered 41 seconds for £ 50,000 and that was too tempting for Michael to pass up.

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Michael reached the finish line eight seconds ahead.

And then he announced what he would spend his prize winnings on.

Beat The Chasers Michael won £ 50k
Michael won by eight seconds (ITV)

What did Michael say he would spend his money on?

He told Bradley Walsh that he intended to renovate his home.

Michael also said he was planning to buy his partner Nicola an engagement ring.

“My partner sent me pictures of gemstones that could fit in a ring so that an engagement could be planned,” he said.

I’m happy to confirm that I made a suggestion to my partner soon after, and she said yes.

After the show, Michael told Wales Online: “My plans are still the same.

“I’m happy to confirm that I made a suggestion to my partner soon after, and she said yes.

“A wedding will take place now as soon as it is certain. We also started doing the last few jobs we wanted to do with our house. “

Mark Labbett beat the pursuers
Not taking over the beast is Mark’s only regret (Credit: ITV)

A regret

Despite his mega-win, Michael showed a regret for being one of the show.

He said the only hunter he would have liked to have taken on was Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett.

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Unfortunately, The Beast would have been the last pursuer for Mark.

Mark left the studio with 50,000 in his pocket and said his profit still hadn’t materialized.

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