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Las Vegas sports bettor James Holzhauer’s run on Jeopardy — BLOG

Updated May 3, 2019 - 4:30 pm

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Friday’s show: Las Vegas resident James Holzhauer, 34, won his 22nd consecutive game, adding $82,381 to increase his total to $1,691,008.

In the form of a question: He has answered correctly 803 times in 830 attempts.

Daily Doubles: He’s 49 of 53 for net earnings of $462,416.

Final Jeopardy: He’s 21 of 22.

Single-game earnings: Holzhauer holds the single-game record with $131,127 and has the 12 highest daily totals in the 35-year history of the game show. Friday’s haul was the 10th-highest one-day total in “Jeopardy!” history.

Chasing Jennings: Ken Jennings, of Edmonds, Washington, is the all-time regular play earnings leader with $2,520,700, winning 74 consecutive games in 2004. Holzhauer is second with $1,691,008.

Next show with Holzhauer: 7 p.m. May 20, KLAS-TV, Channel 8. The show’s annual Teachers Tournament is taking place from May 6 to 17.

Source: thejeopardyfan.com

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