Matt Amodio finally dethroned as ‘Jeopardy!’ champion after 38 victories

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matt amodioThe “Danger!” The rule has ended.

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His 38-game streak ended on Monday when the Yale Computer Science Ph.D. Students and people of Ohio descent placed third. Best Actor Jonathan Fisher from Coral Gables, Florida Love and competitor Jessica Stephens, a statistical research specialist living in Nashville.

“Everyone is so smart and so capable that it can happen in any sport. And this time it happened,” Amodio said in a statement after his loss.


On the first commercial break, Emodio sat comfortably with $7,400; Stephens and Fischer followed with $2,200 and $1,200 respectively. Fischer began to gain an edge over the champion when the Daily Double took him for $3,200. After the first round, Love Still led the pack with $9,800, but their lead was slim. Fisher had earned $4,000 and Stephens had accumulated a pot of $2,400.

“I must say, in terms of Matt Amodio’s winning streak, this is one of our closest games,” Host Mayim Bialik commented.

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He lagged behind in the second round and the final “Jeopardy!” went in. Last place with $10,600. Stephens, with $14,400, outpaced Fischer, who racked up $14,600.

LoveHis earnings were further reduced when he incorrectly answered the clue to This Country of the World: “Nazi Germany took this country and divided it into the regions of the Alps and the Danube; later the Allies gave it 4 divided into regions.

It cost them $5,000 when the champions presented Poland, reducing their total to $5,600. Stephens gave Austria the correct answer, which bumped it to $28,799. Fischer knew the answer, too, and his entire bet took him to $29,200, making him the winner of the day.

Congratulating Amodio on his success, before addressing the audience, Bialik said, “It is an honor and a pleasure to see you here.” “What a way to start the week!”

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“I’ve always wanted to be a ‘Jeopardy! Champion, and I made it happen,'” Love Said in his statement. “I know I’m going to go into trivia games every time I play that I’m going to bring up a little intimidation factor. But at the same time, I love the badge it represents. As a person One who prioritizes knowledge and knowing things, it’s really good to follow me everywhere.”

Emodio’s 38-game streak and $1,518,601 win cemented his place in “Danger!” hall of fame (at least for now.)

on 1 october Amodio tops aggressive bettor James Holzhauer’s consecutive wins With his 33rd win. he just follows Goat Ken Jennings, winner of 74 consecutive games. Emodio follows Jennings and Holzauer in the highest earnings of regular season play, a list Jennings tops with $2,520,700. Holzhauer is behind $60,000 with $2,462,216 in regular game wins. Emodio sits fourth in the highest all-time wins, including tournament play – behind Brad Rutter ($4,938,426), Jennings ($4,370,700) and Holzauer ($2,962,216). Amodio will have a chance to close those gaps when Champions returns for the next tournament.

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