Amy Schneider wins “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions on Monday wins $ 250,000 grand prize.
Schneider defeated Andrew He and Sam Buttrey for the third time in the final, requiring the contestants to win three matches to win the title.
“I feel great,” Schneider said in a statement after the win. “Before the final I had a moment of seeing myself and like ‘I was on stage in the Champions League’ and that was crazy. And I won! It was a great feeling.”
Schneider and He are tied with two wins each going into the sixth of a seven-game series that can Possible Monday. Buttrey continued the run on Friday, securing his first and only victory.
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“Danger!” The Tournament of Champions, which began on October 31, features 21 contestants who have won at least four matches since 2020, as well as winners of national championships, professorships and confrontations. The game’s first second chance.
Monday’s episode was Schneider’s second and he matched up in the game show. Schneider finished his last five wins last November before the reigning champions resumed their matches. 40 matches. Buttrey won $ 100,000 in a professor competition in December, making history on the gaming program.
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Reaching the ultimate danger! On Monday, Schneider led him by just $ 1,400. The winner is determined by the candidate’s bet and whether they write the correct answer to the last clue. The clue of the last round in the “Plays” category was that “The Washington Evening Star, January 12, 1864, reported on this terrifying comedy performance” to “Full and Happy Home.”
Buttrey incorrectly guessed “our mate” and lost everything after his $ 8,000 bet. He gave the correct answer of “Our American Cousins”, which increased his total to $ 17,001. But Schneider also answered the clue correctly and took the top spot after betting $ 13,000.
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He came in second with $ 100,000 won, and Buttrey, who finished third, went over $ 50,000.
Schneider was the first transgender person to win the contest.