‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer goes beyond $2 million with 27th consecutive win – Fox News

Jeopardy!” entrant James Holzhauer has marked another significant milestone on the video game program.

The 34- year-old won Friday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” with a total of $74,400, making it his 27 th straight win. Holzhauer’s overall winnings have now accumulated to $2,065,535

The professional sports bettor from Las Vegas is the 2nd individual in the show’s history to make more than $2 million in regular-season (non-tournament) play.

James Holzhauer won his 27th consecutive

James Holzhauer won his 27 th consecutive “Jeopardy!” game on Friday. He also ended up being the second individual in the program’s history to make more than $2 million in regular-season (non-tournament) play.
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The only other player to earn more than $2 million is Ken Jennings, who earned $2,520,700 throughout a historical 74- game winning streak.

Given that Holzhauer began completing on the video game program in early April, he has actually shattered numerous records He surpassed $ 1 million in the fastest time ever last month and most notably, he broke the show’s record for single-day money jackpots on April 9th’s episode.

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Prior to Holzhauer came along, the one-day record was held by Roger Craig on September 19, 2010, when he took home $77,000 in a single video game.

What was even more interesting was that Holzhauer’s very first record-breaking reward, $110,914, held a special mathematical significance — it’s his daughter birthday. She was born upon November 9, 2014 (11/09/14).

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” I stated all along that I wished to break Roger Craig’s one-game record and I did it,” Holzhauer said.

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