The top is right here for reigning “Jeopardy!” champ Matt Amodio.
Amodio’s 38-game profitable streak got here to an finish throughout Monday evening’s episode after Florida native Jonathan Fisher snagged the very best rating.
Fisher gained a complete of $29,200, beating Jessica Stephens, a statistical analysis specialist from Nashville. Whereas she was within the lead throughout a number of moments of the sport, she discovered herself in second place with $28,799. Amodio got here in third, pocketing $5,600.
Fisher landed on the 2 Day by day Doubles within the Double Jeopardy! spherical and he answered the Closing Jeopardy! query accurately. Amodio, nonetheless, didn’t attain this spherical.
The class was “Nations of the World” and the clue learn: “Nazi Germany annexed this nation and divided it into areas of the Alps and the Danube. The Allies would later divide it into 4 sectors.”
The reply? “What’s Austria?”
“All people’s so good and so competent that this might occur any recreation,” Amodio stated. “And this time it did.”
The previous winner completed his streak within the second spot on the consecutive wins listing behind Ken Jennings (with 74 wins). Amodio raked up $1,518,601 in prize cash throughout his time on “Jeopardy!” The Yale grad scholar broke the $1 million mark throughout his twenty eighth recreation in September. Amodio will quickly return for the following Event of Champions.
“I at all times needed to be a ‘Jeopardy!’ champion, and I completed that,” Amodio added. “l know going into each bar trivia recreation that I play that I’m going to return in with slightly intimidation issue. But additionally, I similar to the badge that it represents. As anyone who prioritizes information and realizing issues, that is actually a very good one to have following me all over the place.”
Since Sept. 20, Mayim Bialik has served because the present’s interim host following the firing of earlier host Mike Richards.