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Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer Ends Winning Streak

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Jeopardy!’ Super Champ James Holzhauer Finally Loses

The sports gambler from Las Vegas has been racking up winnings at a never-before-seen pace on the popular game show hosted by Alex Trebek, almost doubling the previous standard for single-day earnings.

James Holzhauer's record-breaking run as a Jeopardy! victor is coming to an end tonight.

Though Holzhauer had the correct answer to the question in the category "Shakespeare's Time", he did not bet enough money to jump ahead ahead of Boettcher.

During one turning point in the game, Holzhauer chose a $1,200 clue about state capitols - but Boettcher beat him to the buzzer.

Holzhauer is a big believer in futures bets, specifically betting during the regular season on which team will win the Super Bowl.

CNN has reached out to 'Jeopardy!' to ask about the leak and is waiting to hear back.

On Monday's episode, in a jaw-dropping-to-the-floor turn of events, Holzhauer lost, bringing his 32-game winning streak to a close.

James Holzhauer's "Jeopardy" winning streak is still going and he may be on track to surpass Ken Jennings' record earnings in the next month.

"I remember the year the Falcons lost the Super Bowl, Seattle got upset in Week 16", Holzhauer said.

"What a game! Oh, my God", said host Alex Trebek, as a grinning Holzhauer gave Emma a high five.

"I never really believed I could win 75 shows, but I definitely thought I had a great shot at Ken's cash winnings record", said Holzhauer.

"Nobody likes to lose", Holzhauer told the New York Times, confirming the spoilers.

Jeopardy! James has finally fallen.

Librarian Emma Boettcher kept herself within a couple thousand of Holzhauer during the first round, which meant she was in striking distance.

To see for yourself what happens, tune in to Monday night's "Jeopardy!". As of the most recent game, on Friday, May 31, Holzhauer had won $2,462,216.

For those who haven't been keeping up, the professional sports gambler's success was not about how long he lasted, it was about how much he made while he was there. It airs at 7 p.m. on KATU (though the episodes always start a few minutes earlier than 7, so set your DVR or tune in accordingly). She answered correctly to get to $23,400 and forced Holzhauer to play catch up from there.

It would appear that Boettcher won by playing the same high-risk strategy as Holzhauer - and beating him at it.

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