‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer’s mission for all-time record sees spectacular outcome in Monday program – Fox News
THE FOLLOWING CONSISTS OF SPOILERS FROM MONDAY’S EPISODE OF ‘JEOPARDY!’
It’s the concern that fans throughout the country have actually requested for months.
Could ” Jeopardy!” super-champ James Holzhauer break an all-time money record, or would the winner of 32 games in a row lastly be beat?
SPOILER ALERT: THE OUTCOMES OF ‘JEOPARDY!’ WILL BE REVEALED LISTED BELOW!
After rumors and supposedly leaked video footage, we now know the answer. For Holzhauer, the final buzzer sounded on Monday’s show.
Holzhauer was taken down in the “Last Jeopardy!” round by Emma Boettcher, a Chicago librarian, in spite of getting the proper response.
On the subject “Shakespeare’s Time,” the clue was the following: “The line ‘An excellent reckoning in a little space’ in ‘As You Like It’ is typically required to describe this author’s early death.”
The 34- year-old professional bettor properly responded, “Who is [16th Century author Christopher] Marlowe?”, however as host Alex Trebek pointed out, he made a conservative wager, betting just $1,399 of his $23,400, finishing the video game with $24,799
Boettcher, nevertheless, likewise reacted properly and wagered $20,201 of her $26,600, giving her a total of $46,801
” Oh gosh! What a payday,” Trebek responded in shock as Holzhauer strolled over to offer Boettcher a high-five.
Boettcher got momentum in “Double Jeopardy!” landing both Daily Doubles that aided her lead versus the Las Vegas native.
Holzhauer finished his reign with $ 2,464,216, which consists of the $2,000 he made in his final video game. That overall comes short of the record set by “Jeopardy!” legend Ken Jennings, who made $ 2,520,700 within 74 triumphes in 2004.
A clip of the “Final Jeopardy!” round was leaked to social media before the episode aired, revealing the outcomes of Holzhauer’s final game, which aired as early as Monday morning in specific markets.