Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Entertainment

Mattea Roach earns her twenty second Jeopardy! win — and a Home of Commons shout-out

Mattea Roach earns her twenty second Jeopardy! win — and a Home of Commons shout-out

Canada’s most profitable Jeopardy! contestant scooped up one other win Wednesday night time, additional cementing her spot as one of many TV quiz present’s all-time greats.

It occurred on the identical day that Mattea Roach acquired an sudden shout-out within the Home of Commons.

Roach — who has the fifth-longest streak in Jeopardy! historical past — clinched her twenty second win by accurately answering a query in regards to the American Civil Struggle in Closing Jeopardy.

She had such a commanding lead that she gained towards her opponent even whereas wagering $0 on her reply. “I made maybe essentially the most accountable wager of all,” mentioned Roach, who is thought for her modest bets.

Learn extra:

N.S. Jeopardy! champ Mattea Roach wins twenty first sport

All in all, Roach took house one other $28,400, bringing her whole winnings to $534,984 USD.

Story continues under commercial

Roach, a 23-year-old initially from Halifax who now works as a tutor in Toronto, has had a formidable run up to now. In response to Jeopardy!’s day by day field scores, all through her 22-episode run she answered 592 questions accurately and 50 incorrectly, giving her an accuracy price of 92 per cent.

She might want to win 32 video games in a row to knock James Holzhauer out of the fourth-place spot for longest Jeopardy! streak.

Canadians are being attentive to Roach’s unusually lengthy streak, with Halifax MP Andy Fillmore giving her a particular shout-out within the Home of Commons earlier on Wednesday.

Learn extra:

Mattea Roach’s household on her Jeopardy! win streak, and dealing with public scrutiny

“Mr. Speaker, I’ll take record-breaking Canadians for $2,000. Reply: with 21 consecutive wins and counting, totalling over half 1,000,000 {dollars}, she is essentially the most profitable Canadian to ever compete on Jeopardy!,” Fillmore mentioned.

“The query: Who’s Mattea Roach?”

He took word of Roach’s ties to Halifax — the place she grew up and attended the Sacred Coronary heart College of Halifax — in addition to Toronto and Ottawa throughout his quick speech, and mentioned she is exhibiting “no indicators of slowing down.”

“I’d wager all of the Every day Double that there’s nonetheless way more to come back,” he mentioned. “Approach to go, Mattea!”

© 2022 World Information, a division of Corus Leisure Inc.

You May Also Like

News

A member of Pakistan’s parliament, Sania Ashiq Jabeen was born in Lahore and raised there. She studied at the National College for Drug Administration...

World

France, which has opened its borders to Canadian tourists, is eager to see Canada reopen to the French. The Canadian border remains closed...

Health

Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario is experiencing a “deepening state of emergency” as a result of surging COVID-19 cases in the community...

Politics

The Liberals remain poised to regain a majority government in the next federal election, a new poll suggests, while support for the Conservatives...