Friday, 26 April, 2019

Man wins $110Gs on ’Jeopardy!’, breaking single-day record

This image made from video aired on Jeopardy Winner: [Spoiler] Sets New Record For Single-Day Winnings
Lora Ball | 10 April, 2019, 18:23

Leave it to a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas to risk it all and win big at Jeopardy!

James Holzhauer, 34, claimed the jackpot in his fourth consecutive night as victor. 2019, and provided by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. shows James Holzhauer. Tuesday, breaking the record for single-day cash winnings. He later bid $25,000 on another Daily Double - while his total stood at over $40,000 - and offered the correct question, "What is Moorish?"

A Jeopardy! contestant just beat the house in record fashion.

While plenty of viewers were no doubt scratching their heads at that one, Holzhauer correctly wrote down "WHAT IS QUANTUM LEAP".

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The release said Holzhauer's $110,914 total "has a special numerical significance: His daughter was born November 9, 2014 (11/09/14)".

In Tuesday's episode James Holzhauer, bagged a total of $110,914, beating the previous record of $77,000.

It marked the fourth triumph in a row for Holzhauer, who will face two new challengers Wednesday, when he will attempt to win his fifth consecutive game.

A Nevada man is celebrating being the claimant of Jeopardy!'s highest single-game winning amount.

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