Matt Amodio's 'Jeopardy' winning streak ends after 38 consecutive victories

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(CNN)I'll instrumentality breached winning streaks for $1,000, Mayim.

"Jeopardy!" contestant Matt Amodio saw his 38-game winning tally come to an end Monday, putting him down lone "Jeopardy!" superstar Ken Jennings connected the database of astir consecutive wins. Jennings had a 74-game streak.

Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik volition  big   'Jeopardy!' for the remainder  of the year

During his clip connected apical of the leaderboard, Amodio racked up 1,299 close clues and won $1,518,601.

    Amodio's autumn from the apical saw him spot 3rd against challengers Jonathan Fisher, an histrion from Florida, and Jessica Stephens, a statistical probe adjunct from Tennessee.

      Host Mayim Bialik praised Amodio's scope of cognition and speedy buzzer skills connected

      "He was unbelievable, and besides really, truly amusive to watch," Bialik said. "I don't deliberation that I've experienced successful each the clip that I've been present thing similar that, with the gait and strength that helium was capable to support up."

      Jennings told the website that Amodio was "such a fantastic player."

        "The 1 happening I respect much than thing other connected Jeopardy! is consistency. It's truthful hard to travel retired and triumph time aft time and week aft week," Jennings said.

        While his winning streak is over, Amodio volition beryllium backmost successful beforehand of the bluish committee during the adjacent Tournament of Champions, the amusement said.

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