Monday marked the end of an era on “Jeopardy!” But it didn’t mark the end of the James Holzhauer era on the popular game show.
“We’ve always described him as one of the smartest and dumbest people we’ve ever met,” said Brad Phillips, who has known the Las Vegas-based “Jeopardy!” champ since high school.
Las Vegas resident James Holzhauer, 34, won his 14th consecutive game in Tuesday’s episode of the game show to increase his total winnings to $1,061,554.
The 34-year-old has set a new single-day “Jeopardy!” winnings record for the second time in a little more than a week.
Fresh off shattering the “Jeopardy!” single-day winnings record, James Holzhauer has moved into second place on the show’s all-time winnings list.
A running blog of Las Vegan James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” results.
Las Vegas resident James Holzhauer won his sixth consecutive game on “Jeopardy!” on Thursday, earning $27,190 to run his total to $325,877.
As a professional sports gambler, James Holzhauer is used to wagering on others. Now he’s becoming famous for betting on himself.