“Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer has simply damaged one other document.
On Tuesday’s episode, the 34-year-old surpassed $1 million within the shortest time ever. His $118,816 win put his complete take at $1,061,554 million after 14 video games.
That is the third separate document Holzhauer has shattered since he began competing on the sport present. Final Wednesday, he gained the episode with a complete of $131,127, topping the one-day document he set earlier in his run of $110,914.
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Earlier than Holzhauer got here alongside, the one-day document was held by Roger Craig on September 19, 2010, when he took dwelling $77,000 in a single sport.
What was much more thrilling was that Holzhauer’s first record-breaking prize, $110,914, held a particular numerical significance — it is his daughter birthday. She was born on November 9, 2014 (11/09/14).
“I stated all alongside that I wished to interrupt Roger Craig’s one-game document and I did it,” Holzhauer stated.
Fox Information’ Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.