‘ standing as Jeopardy!‘s all-time highest earner is officially… in jeopardy. Trivia master James Holzhauer
racked up his 27th consecutive win on Friday, officially putting the 34-year-old professional sports gambler past the $2 million mark. Factoring in the $74,000 he took home from Friday’s game, his overall earnings now total $2,065,535.
This puts him dangerously close to Jennings’ $2,520,700 total, which he earned over the course of 74 games back in 2004.
One of the secrets to Holzhauer’s meteoric rise has been his consistent willingness to take big risks, all of which have paid off thus far. And his latest victory was