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Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach earns ninth ‘Jeopardy!’ win, prize cash tops $200K

Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach earns ninth ‘Jeopardy!’ win, prize cash tops 0K

The successful streak continues for Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach, who gained the favored TV quiz present Jeopardy! for the ninth time Friday evening.

Roach added one other $28,001 in winnings, bringing her complete earnings to $210,802 USD.

The 23-year-old initially from Nova Scotia secured her win throughout the “Last Jeopardy” class of “Academy Award Winners.”

The clue was: “In 2019, he gained his first aggressive Oscar, 36 years after a Scholar Academy Award for a movie a couple of Brooklyn barbershop.”

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

Roach, who bid $6,201, wrote “Who’s Spike Lee?” which was the right reply.

In accordance with Jeopardy!‘s every day field scores, Roach has answered clues accurately 93 per cent of the time in all 9 video games, with 239 right responses and 17 incorrect ones.

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Roach will now attempt to win her tenth recreation when she returns to the present on Monday.

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

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

“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and the very best factor that occurs is perhaps I obtained on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the take a look at. Then I obtained the absolute best consequence,” she mentioned.

That absolute best consequence — to this point — has allowed her to repay her pupil loans and an opportunity to seem in a future Match of Champions recreation.

Roach graduated from Sacred Coronary heart College in Halifax in 2015, and her household nonetheless lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.

— with information from The Canadian Press

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