How Gambler Guy Keeps Cleaning Up on "Jeopardy!"

Here's How the Gambler Guy Keeps Cleaning Up on "Jeopardy!"

"Jeopardy!"contestantJames Holzhauerwonhis 14thgameyesterday, bringing his total winnings up to$1,061,554

He's just the second person to surpass $1 million. Ken Jenningswon more than $2.5 million in 2004, but it took him 74 straight wins to get to that point.

James shared some of his strategy in an interview withNPR, and it includes him jumping around between categories to try to throw off his opponents . . . andbeing"selectively aggressive," like all good professional gamblers.

He said, quote, "You need to pick your spots and bet big when you identify them. That's basically my'Jeopardy!'strategy in a nutshell."

He also starts at the bottom of the board, so that he can set up a bankroll to maximize his betting by getting to the more expensive options first.

Obviously,it also helps that he knows all the freakin' answers. 

(In another interview, James saidthat he'd be down for a 'death match' with Ken Jennings.)

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