On June 02 2004 a wise man got his
first, in a long string of Jeopardy wins.
From a humble background in Utah as a software engineer, Ken Jennings took his
first step in setting the world's longest Jeopardy win streak.
He was finally beaten November 30 2004 by Nancy Zerg, of Ventura, Ca. after
winning 74 games in a row.
He lost after missing
this final Jeopardy question: Most of this firm's 70,000
seasonal white-collar employees work only four months a year.
His answer was: What is
The correct answer was:
What is H&R Block?
Ken Jennings set many Jeopardy and game show records along the way and here are
Games played: 75
Game win streak 74
Total winnings: $2,520,700.00 + $2,000.00 consolation prize for finishing
Highest 1 day win: $75,000.00
Largest winning margin: $73,200.00
Ken & Alex - July 13 2004
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