Tag: Jeopardy

All-time winner Ken Jennings, right, was a favorite of Alex Trebek, and is the favorite to be the next Jeopardy! host. (Image: ABC)

Who Will be the Next Jeopardy Host? Betting Lines Open

With the tragic passing of long-time Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek from pancreatic cancer on Nov. 8, speculation has begun on who the next host will be. Oddsmakers believe former contestant Ken Jennings, the show’s all-time winningest player, will be chosen to replace Trebek. BetOnline has Jennings the favorite at +100, […]

James Holzhauer, with host Alex Trebek, after winning his 32nd consecutive match on Jeopardy! (Image: Sony Pictures Television)

Final Stats: James Holzhauer’s 32-Game Win Streak on Jeopardy!

During James Holzhauer’s 32-game winning streak on Jeopardy!, he posted insane final stats along the way earning over $2.4 million, and also set a record for the second-longest win streak in history behind Ken Jennings’ 74-game run in 2004. Overall, Holzhauer won $2,464,216 during his 33 appearances on Jeopardy! The […]

Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer (second from right) at a Chicago Cubs game with friends at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. (Image: James Holzhauer)

Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer Would Love a Job in Baseball

James Holzhauer, the 22-time reigning champion on Jeopardy!, would love to fulfill a childhood dream by working for an MLB team in the front office or a baseball job in the analytics department. The professional sports gambler from Las Vegas amassed approximately $1.7 million in 22 matches. Holzhauer averages $76,864 […]

James Holzhauer won his 14th straight match on Jeopardy! to pass $1 million in earnings. (Image: Sony Pictures Television)

James Holzhauer with 14 Wins, Passes $1 Million on Jeopardy!

Las Vegas sports bettor James Holzhauer won his fourteenth-consecutive match on Jeopardy! and passed $1 million in earnings. In the latest episode, Holzhauer was pitted against Kevin, a principal from Los Angeles, and Claudia, a grandmother and writer from Mesa, Arizona with 18 grandkids. Holzhauer won $118,816 including a $50,000 […]

Ken Jennings holds the record for most Jeopardy! victories with 74 wins. (Image: Getty)

James Holzhauer Chasing Ken Jennings as Jeopardy! GOAT After 10th Win

James Holzhauer won his tenth-straight match on Jeopardy! by breaking his own record along the way, but he still has a long-way to go to catch Ken Jennings and the GOAT’s record of 74-consecutive victories. Holzhauer, a professional sports bettor from Las Vegas, has shaken up the Jeopardy! establishment with […]

James Holzhauer has now set the record for single day Jeopardy winnings, and has the most money ever for a four-time champion. (Image: Sony Pictures Television)

Sports Betting Pro James Holzhauer Keeps Winning, Smashes Jeopardy! Record with $111K Day

James Holzhauer continued his incredible run on television quiz show Jeopardy! on Tuesday, winning $110,914 in capturing his fourth victory on the show. That performance gave Holzhauer the single-day Jeopardy record for winnings, surpassing the $77,000 that Roger Craig won on Sept. 14, 2010. Moving Up All-Time Jeopardy Leaderboards                                   The […]

Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer won more than $43,000 in his Jeopardy! debut. (Images: Jeopardy, nctv17.com)

Las Vegas Professional Sports Bettor James Holzhauer Wins Big in Jeopardy! Debut

Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer had an impressive performance on Jeopardy! Thursday, winning $43,680 to secure his spot as the defending champion. Holzhauer had locked up victory heading into Final Jeopardy!, as his $40,412 was more than double the $18,000 held by second-place contestant and defending champion Alex Koral. Holzhauer […]