Who dethroned Matt Amodio on Jeopardy?

“Jeopardy!” contestant Amy Schneider has dethroned Yale student Matt Amodio for second place in most consecutive wins on the show. Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, Calif., reached a 39-game win streak on Jan. 24 with a total winnings amount of nearly $1.4 million.

Did Matt lose Jeopardy intentionally?

For the record, Jonathan Fisher — the “Jeopardy!” champion who defeated Amodio Monday night — also firmly believes Amodio didn’t lose on purpose. “Matt absolutely did not throw the game,” Fisher wrote in a column for Newsweek. “Matt is such a great player and such a stand up guy.

What question did Matt miss on Final Jeopardy?

His fate was sealed when he missed the Final Jeopardy question in the category “Countries of the World”: “Nazi Germany annexed this nation & divided it into regions of the Alps & the Danube; the Allies later divided it into 4 sectors.” Amodio incorrectly responded with “What is Poland?” and ended with a grand total of …

How did Matt do on Jeopardy Thursday?

OSU grad Matt Amodio wins 31st straight ‘Jeopardy!’ He goes for his 32nd straight win on Thursday night. If Amodio wins, he will tie James Holzhauer for second place in the all-time Jeopardy! win list.

What is Matt Amodio record?

After 38 consecutive game-wins, 1,299 correct clues and a $1,518,601 payday, Jeopardy! champ Matt Amodio is hanging up his buzzer. “To see myself on this stage at all was an honor,” Matt said. “And everything that’s happened since, I just can’t fathom.”

What is Matt Amodio doing now?

Matt Amodio never thought he’d end up on Jeopardy! At first glance, the Medina native, now a 31-year-old Yale University research assistant working on a Ph. D.

Who did Matt Amodio lose to?

Jonathan Fisher
His 38-game streak concluded Monday when the Yale computer science Ph. D. student and Ohio native came in third place. Jonathan Fisher, an actor hailing from Coral Gables, Florida, bested Amodio and competitor Jessica Stephens, a statistical research specialist residing in Nashville.

Did Matt Amodio win 10 11?

On tonight’s episode of the quiz show, the Amodio Rodeo ended with the competitor wrapping his 38-day streak at the hands of competitor Jonathan Fisher, an actor from Florida.

How much will Matt Amodio take home?

He takes home an incredible $1,518,601 in prize money, third-most in the show’s 38-season history behind Ken Jennings ($2,520,700) and James Holzhauer ($2,462,216).

Who is the best Matt Amodio?

Prior to Fisher, Amodio etched his place in the record books by becoming the show’s second all-time wins leader, trailing only Ken Jennings, who won 74 games in a row. Amodio won a total of $1,518,601, good for third in the show’s history behind only Jennings ($2,520,700) and James Holzhauer ($2,462,216).