'Jeopardy!' contestant breaking records, out-earning Trebek per episode during impressive run
KHQ Right Now - 04-23
A "Jeopardy!" contestant on an impressive run is currently setting records, on his way to breaking more and even out-earning host Alex Trebek on a per-episode basis. James Holzhauer's winnings from Monday night's show of $90,812 put him at $942,738 during his active 13-episode run. Holzhauer's average daily winnings of over $72,000 put him well on pace to break the record of total winnings of $2.5 million, set by Ken Jennings in 2004.