Jeopardy!' Winner Prepared For The Game Show By Reading Kids Books
James Holzhauer a 34- year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada, has broken the record for the largest cash prize won in a single "Jeopardy!" game.
Holzhauer won a whopping $110,914, surpassing the previous record of $77,000, which was won by Robert Craig in 2010.
According to Business Insider, Holzhauer said he studied for the game show by reading children's books.
Holzhauer told reporters; "They are chock-full of infographics, pictures and all kinds of stuff to keep the reader engaged".
Holzhauer also said he spent hours rewatching old episodes of the game show and has a good memory for facts.
So far, Holzhauer has $244,365.
He will face two new opponents on Wednesday.