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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.      Continue reading

Jeopardy: How pro gambler – James Holzhauer – ‘cracked’ a US game show

30 April 2019 – BBC News

James Holzhauer

James Holzhauer

Jeopardy – the iconic US trivia game show where contestants must answer clues “in the form of a question” – has never come across a contestant quite like professional gambler James Holzhauer in the decades it has been on air, writes Jonathan Berr.

Not only has Mr Holzhauer become only the second contestant in the show’s history to earn more than $1m (£773,000) in one go, he has also hit the milestone over his multi-game spree faster than anyone in the show’s history.

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