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That’s 25 wins in a row for James Holzhauer on ‘Jeopardy!’

“Jeopardy!” champion and Las Vegas resident James Holzhauer, 34, won his 25th consecutive game Wednesday, adding $71,885 to increase his winnings to $1,939,027.

He again connected on Final Jeopardy, succeeding on 24 of his 25 attempts during his run.

The Las Vegas sports bettor is the second-winningest contestant in in the 35-year history of the game show behind Ken Jennings of Edmonds, Washington, who won 74 consecutive games and $2.5 million in 2004.

Holzhauer now has the 14 highest daily totals in the 35-year history of the game show.

He goes for his 26th straight victory at 7 p.m. Thursday on KLAS-TV, Channel 8.

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