James Holzhauer is a phenomenon on the 'Jeopardy'scene, not previously seen. It writes the american media The Atlantic.
He has won 13 programs in a row, and along the way he has broken the record for most money earned in a single program. Five times.
he Continues the streak, so he can become the highest-grossing participant ever in the program's history, and he can do it in half the time, which the current record was set on.
Until James Holzhauer came into the program, was the record for a single programme cash prize are 77,000 us dollars.
The record he has now beaten all five times, and in one of the programmes smashed he holds the record complete by winning the whole 131.127 dollars. This corresponds to around 874.000 Danish kroner on a single program.
James Holzhauer has participated in 13 programs, and he has a combined earned around 943.000 dollars, equivalent to almost 6.3 million dollars.
the Record for the largest amount in the program's history was set 15 years ago of a participant by the name of Ken Jennings and sounded at 2.5 million dollars.
Jennings had to use the 74 wins in a row to win the high prize, and if Holzhauer continues with the same rate, then he strikes the record at the half of the time it took Jennings to put the.
Holzhauers big success were not just his giant trivia. He also plays the game in a very specific way.
An aggressive approach to the game, where he starts with the most difficult questions and, from there, work downward, while at the same time he bet huge numbers of money - if not all of them is giving him huge gains.
in Addition, he is tremendously fast to get the pressure on the buzzer, so that it is in the bottom in the same second, as the participants get the opportunity to press. Combined with his aggressive approach to the game gives him a gigantic prize pools.
James Holzhauers good school also draws more viewers to the program, which may be a plaster on the wound for producers, when the time to pay him large sums in cash prizes.