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What It’s Like to Finish Second to James Holzhauer on ‘Jeopardy!’

May 3, 2019  •  Post A Comment

The “Jeopardy!” contestant who probably gave “Jeopardy James” Holzhauer his biggest scare so far during Holzhauer’s historic monthlong domination of the show talked about his strategy against Holzhauer’s infamously aggressive tactics, and what it was like finishing second to Holzhauer.

Adam Levin came close to matching Holzhauer’s big bets on the game show, winding up with a total of $53,999 and losing to Holzhauer by just $18. The Massachusetts man noted in a clip posted by NBC10 Boston that he fiinished with the highest total ever for a second-place finisher on “Jeopardy!”

He also talked about how he prepared for the battle of the buzzers, and what it might take for someone to knock Holzhauer out of the game.

Here’s the clip …

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  1. We had backed out of watching Jeopardy for quite some time, but now… It’s really exciting to watch every night to see if he will be beaten, or how astonishingly intelligent about so many subjects he is!

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