A video clip titled "Jeopardy!" (Threat!) Showing James Holzhauer's historic run ended Sunday's round in social media. The minute-long clip – presumably a leaked clip from an episode expected to finish air on Monday – is picking up as participants disclose their reactions in the Final Jeopardy segment, and ends with the 34- year-old professional player in an unfamiliar position: second place, behind Emma Boettcher with $ 3,200.
Although Holzhauer offered The correct answer: "Who is [16th-century English playwright] Kit Marlowe?" The Las Vegas-based player bet unusually low. It became known that Holzhauer had made a conservative $ 1,399 bet, raising his score from $ 23,400 to $ 24,799.
Boettcher, who topped $ 26,600, sealed the deal and her place in the game show story by also winning and winning Final Jeopardy 20,281 dollars a profit of 46.801 US dollars scored gasps of air from Trebek and the audience.
"Oh man! What a payday, "Trebek exclaimed as Holzhauer strolled across the podium to give the giant killer a sporting high-five victory. Oh my God! "
The obvious stumbling block reduces Holzhauer after unbelievable 32 consecutive victories, equaling a grand total of $ 2,464,216, including the $ 2,000 he wins for second place in the series & # 39; DANGER! 'STAR TELLS VEGAS CROWD HE CREDITS WIN STREAK TO GAMBLING CAPABILITIES
However, he succumbs to the legend of Ken Jennings.
defeating 74 wins for $ 2,520,700 in 2004 – and wondering about Holzhauer's run as "amazing."
The seemingly leaked clip first made its rounds on social media on Sunday and eventually pulled out copyright strikes by Sony Pictures
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Neither Sony and Holzhauer immediately responded to requests for commentary on the clip.
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