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Meet Emma Boettcher, the librarian who took down record-breaking ‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer

University of Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher beat “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer after his 32-episode winning streak, according to leaked footage of Monday’s episode. Boettcher wrote a 70-page thesis titled “Predicting the Difficulty of Trivia Questions Using Text Features,” based on clues from “Jeopardy!” She auditioned for the “Jeopardy!” College Championship […]
Meet Emma Boettcher, the librarian who took down record-breaking ‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer
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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 […]
The highest-earning ‘Jeopardy!’ winners of all time
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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.
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Alex Trebek has hosted more than 8,000 episodes of ‘Jeopardy!’ over three decades. Here’s a look at the 7-time Emmy Award winner’s life, from his start as a Canadian sports announcer to his cancer diagnosis.

Alex Trebek has been the beloved host of the “Jeopardy!” game show for 36 years. Trebek holds the record for most episodes of a game show hosted, and currently reportedly earns a salary of $US10 million a year. Last March, he announced a stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis. On Wednesday, […]
Alex Trebek has hosted more than 8,000 episodes of ‘Jeopardy!’ over three decades. Here’s a look at the 7-time Emmy Award winner’s life, from his start as a Canadian sports announcer to his cancer diagnosis.
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How ‘The Price Is Right’ is made

“The Price is Right” has been delighting American audiences since 1972. The popular game show on CBS gives contestants a chance to “come on down” and win prizes like vacations and cars. It took host Drew Carey a couple years to consider the show his own after he took over […]
How ‘The Price Is Right’ is made
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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. “Jeopardy!” will celebrate its 35th anniversary season with its first-ever All-Star Game from February […]
The highest-earning ‘Jeopardy!’ winners of all time