James Holzhauer Final Jeopardy – James Holzhauer, 35, lost in the trivia game show set to air Monday night, the “Jeopardy!” winning 32 consecutive games.
James Holzhauer Final Jeopardy:
James Holzhauer has won $2.462 million in his 32-day streak, positioned him the second-biggest winner in “Jeopardy!” history and only the 2nd person after Jennings to surpass the $2 million level.
Word of the shocking defeat started spreading on Sunday when a leaked clip from the episode circulated on social media.
University of Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher, leaving him in second place on the show’s all-time money list, ending one of the most dominating streaks in show history.Emma Boettcher, the Las Vegas pro sports gambler, who many expected to smash former champ Ken Jennings’ record of $2.5 million, set over 74 games in 2004. Boettcher who went large, wagering $20,201, bringing her final total to $46,801
Holzhauer tweeted Monday, “Knew I shouldn’t have invited @Drake to the @Jeopardy taping.” and also wrote, “My kid cried about the possibility of her dad losing, so I told her we could have a party the day after it inevitably happens. Now she cries when I win,”
“Nobody likes to lose,” he told The New York Times. “But I’m very proud of how I did, and I really exceeded my own expectations for the show. So I don’t feel bad about it.”
Host Alex Trebek introduces Boettcher, who currently works at the University of Chicago as a user experience resident librarian at University of Chicago, with the fact that she’d made her master’s thesis about “Jeopardy!”
James Holzhauer Loss Video | James Holzhauer Leaked Video:
BREAKING: Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer loses on Monday’s episode: pic.twitter.com/yqRqdl2zp0
— Random Intel (@TheRandomIntel) June 2, 2019
My kid cried about the possibility of her dad losing, so I told her we could have a party the day after it inevitably happens. Now she cries when I win https://t.co/wuBEJtcP4J
— James Holzhauer (@James_Holzhauer) June 2, 2019
Phenomenal. That’s like, global-warming-graph Jeopardy performance. Welcome to the $2M club, James. https://t.co/lRBs5aJXJd
— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) May 25, 2019