Latest J!Buzz

04.15.2019
James Holzhauer: Super Streaker

When a contestant breaks a record in the Jeopardy! Hall of Fame before he’s even officially on a streak, you know he’s one to watch. James Holzhauer hit the ground running with a true Daily Double in his very first round of Jeopardy!, and he hasn’t looked back. With his fourth win, he bested the nearly 10-year-old Single-Game Winnings record – by more than $30,000.

Follow the James Tracker to keep up with his daily stats. And for those of you keeping score (technically speaking), here are all of James’s Hall of Fame accolades:

calendar APRIL 9 SINGLE-GAME WINNINGS: Breaks Roger Craig’s 2010 record of $77K with $110,914
dollar APRIL 12 HIGHEST WINNINGS (regular-season play): Takes 4th place, passing Matt Jackson and Austin Rogers with $415,035
calendar APRIL 12 SINGLE-GAME WINNINGS: New entry in the Top 5 with $89,158
dollar APRIL 15 HIGHEST WINNINGS (regular-season play): Regular-season winnings stand at $460,479. James is now 2nd only to Ken Jennings.
calendar APRIL 16 SINGLE-GAME WINNINGS: Another new entry in the Top 5 with $106,181
calendar APRIL 17 SINGLE-GAME WINNINGS: Breaks his own #1 record with $131,127
calendar APRIL 19 SINGLE-GAME WINNINGS: Now holds the top 5 records
Medal APRIL 19 CONSECUTIVE GAMES: 12 wins, ties for 5th place with Austin Rogers and Seth Wilson
Medal APRIL 22 CONSECUTIVE GAMES: 13 wins, ties for 4th place with Matt Jackson
Medal APRIL 30 CONSECUTIVE GAMES: 19 wins, ties for 3rd place with David Madden
Medal MAY 1 CONSECUTIVE GAMES: 20 wins, ties for 2nd place with Julia Collins
calendar MAY 1 SINGLE-GAME WINNINGS: Now holds the top 10 records
Medal MAY 2 CONSECUTIVE GAMES: 21 wins, 2nd only to Ken Jennings