Jeopardy!’ contestant sets new single-game money winnings record
“Jeopardy!” has got to pay. The old giveaway incorporates a new winner and his earnings ar quite spectacular.
James Holzhauer, a 34-year-old skilled sports gambler from city, Nev., won Tuesday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” with a complete of $110,914, in step with a handout.
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This spectacular range has broken the show’s record for single-day money winnings. The record was antecedently set by Roger Craig on Sept nineteen, 2010, once he took home $77,000 in a very single game.
What’s even additional exciting is that Holzhauer’s prize, $110,914, holds a special numerical significance — it’s his female offspring birthday. She was born on November nine, 2014 (11/09/14).
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“I aforesaid right along that I needed to interrupt Roger Craig’s one-game record and that i did it,” Holzhauer aforesaid.
Holzhauer’s total winnings have accumulated to $244,365. He can face 2 new challengers on Wed in an effort to win 5 consecutive games in a very row.