Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach has gained her twenty third Jeopardy! recreation, however not with out giving her followers a giant scare.
The nail-biting episode Thursday night time had individuals on Twitter saying they have been on the sting of their seats, and admitting they have been “too emotionally invested” in her success.
The sport all got here right down to the Last Jeopardy! spherical, which was simply between Roach and Sarah Snider, a center college humanities trainer from Fishers, IN. Roach had $13,000 going into the ultimate clue, whereas Sinder had $22,600.
T.J. Lovejoy from Chandler, AZ was within the pink coming into the ultimate spherical and wasn’t eligible to play.
Roach answered the ultimate clue about Citizen Kane appropriately, whereas Snider didn’t.
That earned the reigning champion one other $25,999 USD, and her twenty third win.
Her whole winnings has now reached $560,983 USD.
Roach has the fifth-longest streak in Jeopardy! historical past, and can want 32 wins to knock James Holzhauer out of the fourth-place spot.
In the course of the interview portion, host Ken Jennings requested Roach about being a Haligonian and needed to know the place her favorite Canadian spot was.
Roach revealed it was the Cape Breton Highlands Nationwide Park, round Ingonish, the place her mom is from initially.
Coincidentally, Roach tweeted a photograph of herself in Cape Breton on Thursday, posing in entrance of an indication on the native grocery retailer that was celebrating her success.
The 23-year-old stated she is “back in the homeland” at present, and paying a go to to her “earliest hardcore supporters.”
Roach started taping her appearances on the sport present again in January.
She will likely be on Friday night time’s episode to attempt to win her twenty fourth recreation.
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