He correctly got 41 out of 41 responses on Wednesday to finish with $131,127 ― breaking the single-game record of $110,914 he set last week. He now has the three highest one-day totals.
On Thursday, the professional sports gambler won $74,133. He already is the second all-time earner on the game show with $771,920, behind Ken Jennings’ $2,520,700. Jennings accumulated his winnings over a 74-game streak in 2004.
Holzhauer’s high-risk style, shown below on Wednesday’s Final Jeopardy, would get him to Jennings’ total much sooner ― if he can keep it up.
He has Jennings’ attention.
Here are a few more highlights from Wednesday’s record-breaker.