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Eccentric 'Jeopardy!' champion loses after 12-day winning streak

Eccentric 'Jeopardy!' champion loses after 12-day winning streak”

Thanks for the ride, Austin Rogers.

But the episode included something that may have been a little more stunning than the NY bartender's loss after winning $411,000 over 12 days. He was beaten by Scarlett Sims, a stay-a-home mom from Tennessee.

After 12 consecutive Jeopardy! victories that garnered him a whopping total of $411,000, NY bartender Austin Rogers finally suffered defeat on Thursday's episode, getting edged out by a meager $51.

A contestant on Thursday's episode of "Jeopardy!" had his fellow contestants almost at a loss for words and elicited a classic reaction from host Alex Trebek with his answer to one prompt. "He was fun to be with and slightly irreverent". Still, his earnings rank fifth on the show's all-time regular season winnings list.

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"I set myself a goal of two wins, and I exceeded that expectation".

The quirky bartender said in a statement that he did better on the show than he exected and isn't quite sure yet how he's going to spend all that cash.

But fans don't have to wait too long to see the contestant. He'll be back for the "Jeopardy!".

He'll be back on the show next month, competing in the two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament of champions that begins November 6.



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