The 2004 record holder even jabbed at Holzhauer's stiff smile in a lighthearted exchange on Twitter.
The man who had made his name with big, bold bets did something very unusual in Monday night's episode.
The "Jeopardy!" champ won 32 straight games and was just short of Ken Jennings' earnings record heading into Monday's episode.
The gambling disclosure spiced up a routine 30th consecutive victory as Holzhauer neared Ken Jennings' earnings record.
The game show host also told "Good Morning America" that Holzhauer's run has changed his perception about all-time champ Ken Jennings' record.
The professional sports gambler nailed 41 out of 41 responses to shatter his single-game earnings mark.
The game show host said his chances of staying were “50-50” and hinted someone lesser-known like Alex Faust or Laura Coates could take over.
"The villain in the next Lego movie is just a pissed off mom with a giant DustBuster."
"I'm going to be furious if my kids have a better life than me." -- Michael Ian Black
Daniel Fleetwood, whose final wish had been to see the new "Star Wars" movie, died Tuesday morning.
Data-driven topics like finance and sports are the sweet spot for these robo-journalists. They use algorithms and natural language generators to create articles which are virtually indistinguishable from those written by humans. Can you guess which of these story leads was written by a machine?
When Alaska and Hawaii gained statehood in 1959, the era of the incorporated territory ended -- except in one place. A tiny Pacific island called Palmyra Atoll has, for the past 55 years, been America's last incorporated territory.