On January 14, Danger! host Ken Jennings kicked off the quiz show by stating that Amy responded correctly to more than 1,000 clues. What’s more, the engineering manager originally from Dayton, Ohio was also tied with James’s record of 32 consecutive games won. But the pressure apparently did not reach her, and she achieved her 33rd victory. With $ 1,111,800 in total earnings, Amy officially surpassed The chase star’s run and became the third longest participant in Danger! history.
Despite being pushed to fourth place – the second time in the current 39th season – James joined the celebration and made a joke about Ken. “Congratulations to @Jeopardamy on her 33rd victory!” he wrote on Twitter. “That makes three qualifying players in the 30+ game millionaires club”. “
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As it turns out, while now technically four Danger! millionaire club member – Ken ($ 2,520,700), James ($ 2,462,216), Matt Amodio ($ 1,518,601) and Amy – one of them no longer counts. After Ken a advisory producer on Danger! in September 2020, he no longer qualified to participate in the quiz program. So, if the special occasion Danger! The greatest of all time got a round two, Ken would not be able to participate. But that’s all right with Ken, because he took the consultation action knowing he would have to retire from the game.
Technically set aside, Amy is the second person to beat James’ record, which was originally set in June 2019. Earlier in the current 39th season, Danger! champion Matt moved him from second to third for the won most consecutive matches on the show.
After claiming the historic victory, Amy admitted that she did not believe it was possible to achieve it. “I was just blown away,” she said in an exclusive interview with the program. “I said I started thinking about this number a while ago, but it was real, I did not really think so. That only two other people did it is just hard to turn my mind around. ”
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But Amy did it, and now she’s just looking ahead to what’s next. “I think a little bit about the bigger numbers down the road, but can not get there without first getting to 34,” she said.
ICYMI, on 18 January, Amy won her 34th match and continue with her jaw Danger! winning series. This achievement brings her even closer to surpassing Matt’s 38 games and we really can not wait to see if she does. Meanwhile, the California resident puts all her energy into her play strategy and also comes up with interesting personal stories to share during her daily introductions. “32 games in, I’m really struggling to find anecdotes at this point lol,” she tweeted in a recent game summary thread. “I heard Ken finally started making things up during his run, I started wondering if it was time to do the same!”
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