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[VIDEO] Amy Schneider’s ‘Jeopardy’ ends, loses after 40 wins

That’s fun as long as it lasts!

Amy Schneiderset the record of Risk! The winning streak ended on Wednesday’s show after the game show phenom tripped in the Jeopardy Finals! Clue.

The engineering director from Oakland, California — who pocketed $1,382,800 during his 40-day reign — was defeated by the Rhone Talsma, a librarian from Chicago, who finished in first place with $29,600 (compared to Schneider’s $19,600).

Talsma nailed an important daily double at the end of the doubles match! round, keep the game competitive moving forward to Final Jeopardy! (where Schneider led Talsma for $27,600 had $17,600).

The Final Jeopardy! the category is “Countries of the World” and the clue is: “The only country in the world whose name in English ends with the letter H, also one of the 10 most populous countries”. Correct Answer: “What is Bangladesh?”

Talsma answered correctly; Schneider left her answer sheet blank.

In addition to holding the 2nd spot on the all-time winning streak, behind only current host Ken Jennings (74 wins), Schneider is 4th on the all-time regular cash win list behind Matt Amodio. ($1,518.601), James Holzhauer ($2,462,216) and Jennings ($2,520,700).

Rhone Talsma Jeopardy!“I thought Rhone would have a hard time getting into it,” admitted Schneider. “I would love to hang out with him, we had a great chat before the taping, but I can say he is here to play and he will play well. I’m still very close to winning, but I feel like I might have missed a bit. And once it became clear that he was catching the whistle quickly, I knew it was going to be a battle all the way.

“It is truly an honor,” she concluded. “To know that I am one of the most successful people in the game I loved as a child, and to know that I am now a part of its history, I just don’t know how to handle it. . ”

Schneider will return to the Tournament of Champions this fall.

https://tvline.com/2022/01/26/amy-schneider-jeopardy-streak-ends-over-video-loses-40-games/ [VIDEO] Amy Schneider’s ‘Jeopardy’ ends, loses after 40 wins

Aila Slisco

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