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Matt Amodio’s ‘Jeopardy’ profitable streak ends after 38 consecutive victories

“Jeopardy!” contestant Matt Amodio noticed his 38-game profitable run come to an finish Monday, placing him behind solely “Jeopardy!” celebrity Ken Jennings on the listing of most consecutive wins. Jennings had a 74-game streak.
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Throughout his time on high of the leaderboard, Amodio racked up 1,299 appropriate clues and gained $1,518,601.

Amodio’s fall from the highest noticed him place third towards challengers Jonathan Fisher, an actor from Florida, and Jessica Stephens, a statistical analysis assistant from Tennessee.

Host Mayim Bialik praised Amodio’s vary of information and fast buzzer abilities on Jeopardy.com.

“He was unbelievable, and in addition actually, actually enjoyable to observe,” Bialik stated. “I do not suppose that I’ve skilled in on a regular basis that I have been right here something like that, with the tempo and depth that he was capable of sustain.”

Jennings advised the web site that Amodio was “such a unbelievable participant.”

“The one factor I love greater than anything on Jeopardy! is consistency. It is so arduous to come back out and win day after day and week after week,” Jennings stated.

Whereas his profitable streak is over, Amodio shall be again in entrance of the blue board in the course of the subsequent Match of Champions, the present stated.

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