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'Jeopardy' Contestant Sets One-Day Record with Massive Win!

'Jeopardy' Contestant Sets One-Day Record with Massive Win!

James Holzhauer, 34, Holzhauer shattered the previous record of $77,000, set in 2010 by contestant Roger Craig, according to a press release.

Four-time consecutive victor James Holzhauer from Las Vegas won a total of $110,914 in the episode-a number he intentionally hit as a reference to his daughter's birthday on November 9, 2014 (11/09/14)-cementing his place among the greats. Overall, Holzhauer has won $244,365 in four games. He will face two new challengers on Wednesday in an attempt to win five consecutive games in a row.

In Tuesday's episode, Holzhauer entered the final round with a total of $72,600, betting $38,314.

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This was the only round that she had lost a set and her fight for the victory was real and gritty winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. "I knew I had to go for it.

He also offered a "Happy Birthday Booger" comment with his correct Final Jeopardy response.

'I said all along that I wanted to break Roger Craig's one-game record and I did it, ' Holzhauer said about the top-rated quiz show on television with 23 million viewers. Holzhauer actually could have reached the mark earlier in his run, as Jeopardy! noted in a video it posted on Twitter earlier in the week. Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer is putting that question to the test on "Jeopardy!" as he continues to dominate the game show. The trailer ends with host Alex Trebek asking, "Is it too soon to begin making comparisons with Ken Jennings?"