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Amy Schneider Continues ‘Jeopardy!’ Victory Streak To Become Second Winningest Contestant Ever

Amy Schneider persisted her Jeopardy! a hit lag tonight with her 39th game, turning into the second winningest contestant within the repeat’s historical past at the back of Ken Jennings.

With these days’s victory, the engineering supervisor from Oakland, California, grew to turn out to be No. 2 on the game repeat’s all-time consecutive wins record, with her winnings now totaling $1,319,800.

Jennings has held the pinnacle residing with 74 wins since 2004 (he has been web residing hosting Jeopardy! for the length of Schneider’s lag).

“It silent feels unreal,” said Schneider in a statement. “Shiny that I had this different, I changed into positively alive to by it. Then Ken said it, and I idea, ‘Alright, I dazzling carried out this huge ingredient’ and it changed into somewhat gargantuan.” Schneider beat the 38-game myth web page earlier this season by Matt Amodio, who is now No. 3 on the all-time wins record.

Schneider and Amodio will face off within the following version of the Tournament of Champions.

In her statement, Schneider directed a message to Amodio: “It’s going to be an honor playing in opposition to you, and it’s going to be an actual competition.”

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