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Canadian Mattea Roach named to Event of Champions on ‘Jeopardy!’

Canadian Mattea Roach named to Event of Champions on ‘Jeopardy!’

Canadian Jeopardy! star Mattea Roach is about to return to tv screens this fall for the Event of Champions.

The Nova Scotia-born gained 23 consecutive video games within the season that aired within the spring, ending with a complete of US$560,983 in her pocket — or simply over $720,000 in Canadian forex.

Roach additionally has each the fifth-longest streak within the present’s historical past and the fifth-highest winnings throughout regular-season play. When she misplaced her twenty fourth recreation, on Might 6, she misplaced by simply $1.

Her whip-smart instincts and assortment of blazers gained the hearts of many.

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Jeopardy! champ Mattea Roach displays on win streak

She’s quickly set to be again on the favored trivia contest present with fellow seeded champions Matt Amodio and Amy Schneider.

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One other 18 champions will face off within the quarter-finals beginning on Oct. 31, whereas the three seeded champions skip straight to the Jeopardy! semi-finals the next week.

Roach is the one Canadian listed on this Event of Champions season.

This picture launched by Sony Footage Tv reveals Mattea Roach, a 23-year-old Canadian contestant on the sport present “Jeopardy!” THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, Sony Footage Tv, Tyler Golden.

She’s initially from Halifax, however labored as an LSAT tutor in Toronto previous to her win. She informed The Canadian Press in June she is planning on attending legislation faculty this yr, and obtained her first acceptance whereas taping the present. On the time, Roach was nonetheless deciding the place to enroll, however mentioned she was going to work a bit much less and luxuriate in her summer season.

In keeping with her Twitter, she additionally started internet hosting a podcast about Canadian politics.

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— With information from Alex Cooke and The Canadian Press.

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