Amy Schneider breaks James Holzhauer's third-place "Jeopardy!" record for consecutive games won

Amy Schneider breaks James Holzhauer's third-place "Jeopardy!" record for consecutive games won

"Jeopardy!" icon Amy Schneider broke yet another record on Friday night, knocking fellow star James Holzhauer out of the third-place spot for consecutive games won. Schneider won her 33rd game on Friday night, beating a full-time parent from Massachusetts and a financial analyst from California. She dominated the game from the outset, finding and correctly answering all three Daily Double questions and ending the first two rounds with more than a $26,000 lead. Though she lost $20,000 on a "Cemeteries and Memorials" question in Final Jeopardy, she still ended with $10,200, bringing her total winnings to $1,111,800. Even before Friday's episode, she had already hit a new milestone, according to host Ken Jennings: 1,000 correctly answered questions. The win comes after she tied Holzhauer's record in a similar fashion on …
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