How Jeopardy Has Changed James Holzhauer’s Life Forever
The 34 year old Professional Sports Gambler lives in Las Vegas with his family. Holzhauer now holds multiple records on Jeopardy including, single-day cash winnings and most money won in 21 days of Jeopardy. He rose is total Thursday night by $80,615 making his 21 day total $1,628,672.
A contestant from 2004, Ken Jennings won $2,520,700 in 74 days of Jeopardy. Holzhauer is expected to beat Jennings in just 12 more days. This will make Holzhauer first place on the leader-board for Jeopardy totals.
A big question is how James Holzhauer is able to answer all the questions quickly and correctly every time. The simple answer is: Practicing clicking the button to answer before anyone else. This is Holzhauer’s secret to his winnings. Ken Jennings says Holzhauer is most likely not always the smartest one of the 3 people on the panel, it’s just his speed clicking the button and his betting knowledge.
Holzhauer is expected to continue winning and changing Jeopardy's history.