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Alex Trebek was America’s greatest pop-culture intellectual

Alex Trebek, the longtime host of “Jeopardy!,” died on Sunday at the age of 80. His legacy will be marked as one of democratizing intellectualism: He made it cool to be smart. Americans partly have Cold War-era politics to thank for Trebek’s ascendance. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Alex Trebek was America’s greatest pop-culture intellectual
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Leaked footage shows the ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant who’s been on a 32-game winning streak losing — meet the professional gambler from Illinois who took home $2.4 million in winnings and nearly broke an all-time record

James Holzhauer, the “Jeopardy!” contestant who’s been dominating on a 32-game winning streak, loses on Monday’s episode, according to leaked footage. Holzhauer’s loss comes after the second-longest winning streak in the show’s history. As of May 31, he had taken home $US2.4 million in winnings. Holzhauer has broken nearly every […]
Leaked footage shows the ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant who’s been on a 32-game winning streak losing — meet the professional gambler from Illinois who took home $2.4 million in winnings and nearly broke an all-time record
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The highest-earning ‘Jeopardy!’ winners of all time

“Jeopardy!” is a game show watched by millions of people in the US. It first aired in 1964. Brad Rutter is the highest-earning contestant on “Jeopardy!” ever, with a whopping net earning of around $US4.3 million. James Holzhauer was the last “Jeopardy!” contestant to pass the $US1-million winning mark, but […]
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The greatest tournament in ‘Jeopardy!’ history pits 3 famous champs against each other this week. Here are the tricks they have used to win big.

On Tuesday night, “Jeopardy!” will begin airing its “Greatest of All Time” tournament. The competition pits Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Brad Rutter – arguably the three greatest players the game show has ever seen – against each other. In April 2019, James Holzhauer won more than $US2.4 million during […]
The greatest tournament in ‘Jeopardy!’ history pits 3 famous champs against each other this week. Here are the tricks they have used to win big.