His final wager was carefully chosen so that he could end up with exactly $110,914, a number he has admitted references his daughter's birthday of November 9, 2014. Tuesday, breaking the record for single-day cash winnings.
The show says in a statement that James Holzhauer won $110,914 during the episode.
PS4 name change feature launching today, first time free
However, one inexplicable drawback of PSN throughout the past decade is that users have been unable to change their names. The first name change will be free, with any preceding name changes costing $9.99, or $4.99 if you're a PS+ subscriber.
"Is it too soon to start thinking of Ken Jennings comparisons?" asked host Alex Trebek, referring to the Jeopardy! legend who won more than $2.5 million while tallying a record 74-game winning streak in 2004. On Wednesday, he'll try to go for his fifth win. Aside from his game show exploits, Holzhauer is also a competitive bridge player and a professional sports gambler.
As Deadspin reports, contestant James Holzhauer made a big bet that paid off handsomely when he answered the Final Jeopardy! question, "Ironically, it's a metaphor, meaning a huge step forward, but this two-word process only occurs at the atomic level".
Japan's air force loses contact with F-35 stealth fighter
The Government announced in December it planned to increase its procurement of F-35s from 42 to 147, including 105 F-35As. The stealth fighter, which has been beset by cost overruns and delays, has a price tag of around $100 million each.
Conners wins Valero Texas Open days after qualifying
He attributes his success to improved putting, something he said will play a big role in his potential first-ever Master title. Beginning the round a shot behind leader Si Woo Kim , Conners birdied four of his first five holes to take a four-shot lead.
Protesters stage sit-in for Bashir's departure
Anger had been mounting for years over soaring food prices and regular shortages of fuel and foreign currency. Human Rights Watch, however, has put the death toll at 51, including medics and children.
This Is How the Huge Bottom of the Falcon Heavy Looks Like
In fact, the two side boosters that will fly tomorrow are already earmarked for Falcon Heavy's next flight, now slated for June. It's a repeat effort from a February 2018 test mission of the Falcon Heavy that saw two boosters land almost simultaneously.
Boeing stock slips after 737 production cut
Never the less, the US-based low-priced carrier maker with a market capitalization of 101.1 billion did not reveal an end-date. Last week, the family of Samya Stumo, a 24-year-old health-care analyst who was on assignment in Ethiopia, sued Boeing .