Jeopardy! champion sets new record with $131K jackpot, continues streak

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(WROC) — A Jeopardy! champion’s dominant streak continued on Wednesday.

Over the past ten days, James Holzhauer has amassed an impressive $697,787 in contests that were mostly not even close. Wednesday night, Holzhauer’s domination continued as he took home a record single-game jackpot of $131,127.

Holzhauer now currently holds the top four spots for highest winnings in a single-game in Jeopardy history.

For total winnings, Holzhauer currently sits in second place all-time, trailing just Ken Jennings — who amassed more than $2.5 million during his 74-game winning streak.

Jeopardy! airs on News 8 each night at 7:30 p.m.

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