"Endangerment!" Candidate James Holzhauer continues to break the records of the game show.
James Holzhauer's winning streak lives on.
The reigning champion and professional athlete celebrated his 31st victory in "Jeopardy!" Thursday dominated with a profit of 58,612 US dollars.
With the win on Thursday, Holzhauer reaches whopping $ 2,382,583 in the popular game show, less than $ 150,000 from Ken Jennings "Jeopardy!" A total of $ 2,520,700, a record for non-tournament games.
Holzhauer could overtake Jennings in a few days if his series continues by using his aggressive strategy by first targeting higher-quality leads and making big bets on Daily Doubles. On April 17, he won $ 131,127, a single day record for the quiz show.
Last night on "Jeopardy!": James Holzhauer within reach of Ken Jennings & # 39; winning record with the 30th win
FILE – This file image made from video broadcast on "Jeopardy!" shows James Holzhauer on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 and provided by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. The 34-year-old professional athlete from Las Vegas won more than $ 110,000 on "Jeopardy!" on Tuesday break the record for one-day gains. Holzhauer won $ 131,127 during a broadcast airing Wednesday, April 17, 2019, breaking the record set by viewers last week. (Carol Kaelson / Jeopardy Productions, Inc. via AP, file) ORG XMIT: CAET468 (Photo: AP)
Jennings and Holzhauer are the only two "endangerments!" Competitors wishing to earn $ 2 million or more for regular non-tournament winnings have passed a barrier in the wake of Friday.
However, Holzhauer has required less than half of the consequences needed to bring together the prize money exploit, which Jennings called "startling".
Despite approaching Jenning's record, Holzhauer's 31 wins still pale alongside Jennings record of 74 wins.
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