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Ken Jennings’ Just Right Tribute to James Holzhauer

Jun 4, 2019  •  Post A Comment

“Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings, whose all-time record of $2.52 million in winnings on the game show remains intact after his first serious challenger, James Holzhauer, was dethroned Monday, honored Holzhauer with a tweet following Holzhauer’s elimination from the show.

The tweet, which you can see below, invokes Thanos from the “Avenger” movies.

Holzhauer’s run of 32 wins on “Jeopardy!” fell well short of Jennings’ 74-game streak in 2004, but Holzhauer came oh-so-close in total winnings, ultimately settling for “just” $2.46 million — about $60,000 shy of Jennings’ total. Holzhauer’s run ended when he was knocked off on Monday’s show by Emma Boettcher, a 27-year-old librarian from Chicago.

Here’s Jennings’ tweet …

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