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Mattea Roach wins eighth ‘Jeopardy!’ sport, racks up one other $14K

Mattea Roach wins eighth ‘Jeopardy!’ sport, racks up one other K

Mattea Roach has defended her title as returning champion on Jeopardy! as soon as once more as she received her eighth sport in a row.

The Halifax native received one other $14,400 USD in Thursday evening’s episode, dominating her opponents as soon as once more.

In whole, Roach has racked up $182,801 USD, or simply over $230,300 CAD.

Based on Jeopardy!‘s each day field scores, Roach has answered clues appropriately 93 per cent of tries in all eight video games, with 217 appropriate responses and 16 incorrect ones.

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Mattea Roach earns one other $20,000 on Jeopardy!, successful streak at 7 video games

She is ready to return to the present Friday evening to compete in her ninth sport and defend her title.

In an interview with International’s The Morning Present final week, she mentioned she utilized for the present on-line through the pandemic, as a result of she was “bored” and wished to offer it a go.

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“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and one of the best factor that occurs is possibly I bought on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the check. Then I bought the absolute best end result,” she mentioned.

That absolute best end result — thus far — has allowed her to repay her scholar loans.

After successful her fifth sport, the 23-year-old additionally secured a spot within the subsequent Event of Champions.

— With recordsdata from Rebecca Lau.

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