27-Year-Old Librarian Breaks Professional Gambler’s 32-Game Winning Streak on ‘Jeopardy!’

27-Year-Old Librarian Breaks Professional Gambler’s 32-Game Winning Streak on ‘Jeopardy!’

James Holzhauer, a professional gambler and the fourth highest earning American game show contestant of all time, just had his thirty-two game Jeopardy! winning streak broken, after losing to a University of Chicago librarian, Emma Boettcher. Nicknamed “Jeopardy James”, his winning streak lasted from April to June of this year. He attained celebrity ranking for his complex technique and strategic approach to the game. “Being a Jeopardy! champion means something different than I thought it ever would” Holzhauer said after his loss to Boettcher, via Jeopardy!’s Twitter account. “People need to play to win. Emma dominated her warm up games. …