TV Quiz Show: Jeopardy!: James Holzhauer’s winning streak ends – BBC News

James Holzhauer’s Final Episode: Airdate 6/3/19 | JEOPARDY!

James Holzhauer was just short of breaking the programme’s money record

A professional gambler’s 32-game winning streak on US quiz show Jeopardy! has come to an end after he was beaten by a university librarian.

James Holzhauer had won $2.46m (£1.9m) before losing to Emma Boettcher.

He is only the second contestant in the show’s history to earn more than $1m in one run.     

Jeopardy! contestants must answer clues in the form of a question. It is one of the longest-running quiz shows on US televisions.

Mr Holzhauer’s winnings were just short of Ken Jenning‘s record $2.52m earned in 74 consecutive games.


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