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Matt Amodio’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Win Streak — 2nd Longest In History — Ends After $1.5 Million Payout

Topline The second-longest winning streak in Jeopardy! history ended Monday, with Matt Amodio — a Yale University doctoral student who credits his trivia success partly to Wikipedia — losing after 38 consecutive victories and over $1.5 million in cash winnings. Matt Amodio Jeopardy Productions, Inc Key Facts Amodio came in third place on Monday’s show,…

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Amodio’s ‘Jeopardy!’ winning streak snapped at 38 consecutive games

Matt Amodio, shown here winning his 33rd straight game of Jeopardy! last week, saw his streak end at 38 on Monday. File Photo courtesy of Jeopardy!/Twitter Oct. 11 (UPI) — Jeopardy! contestant Matt Amodio finally went down to defeat on Monday after a 38-game winning streak, the second-longest in the popular syndicated game show’s history.…

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Matt Amodio’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Streak Ends at 38 Games

Jeopardy! champion Matt Amodio was dethroned Monday, ending the second-longest winning streak in the game show’s history. Amodio, a doctoral candidate at Yale, had won 38 consecutive games before Monday’s show, second only to Ken Jennings’ record of 74 wins. He won $1,518,601 during the streak, third on the all-time Jeopardy! money list (not including…