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'Jeopardy' savors run of super champions after host stumbles

May. 09, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As Mattea Roach, Amy Schneider and Matt Amodio can attest, it's cool to be smart again. “Jeopardy!” is on an unusual run of super champs. In the past seven months, each of those contestants has landed in the television game show's historical list of top five...

Latest 'Jeopardy!' mega-champ's win streak snapped at 23

May. 06, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest long-time champ on “Jeopardy!” has seen her winning streak end at 23 — by a single dollar. Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, earned $560,983 during her run on the game show. She's has one of the five longest winning streaks in “Jeopardy!”...

First 'Jeopardy!' Gen Z super champ's streak hits 19 games

Apr. 29, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reigning “Jeopardy!” champion Mattea Roach represents a new generation of the quiz show's all-star players. As of Friday, the 23-year-old Canadian has won 19 games and amassed $469,184 in prize money, putting her among the top 10 contestants for both...