A case can be made that “Jeopardy!” savant James Holzhauer is one of the year’s biggest TV stars, although a short-lived one.
James Holzhauer was recognized on Thursday as a goodwill ambassador and given the key to the Strip as officials declared May 2, 2019, “James Holzhauer Day” throughout the county.
Las Vegas resident James Holzhauer won his sixth consecutive game on “Jeopardy!” on Thursday, earning $27,190 to run his total to $325,877.
Derek Stevens has gained priceless promotional value with his NCAA Tournament gambit. Before the tournament, the aggressively loyal Michigan grad bet $25,000 on the Wolverines to win the championship at 40-1 odds.
Come August, Encore guests won’t need to trudge to Wynn Las Vegas to make an in-person sports wager once.