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Amy Schneider Passes Matt Amodio on 'Jeopardy!' & Becomes Second Winningest Champion in Show's History

Amy Schneider Passes Matt Amodio on 'Jeopardy!' & Becomes Second Winningest Champion in Show's History

Amy Schneider has done it!

The engineering manager from Oakland, Calif., has surpassed Matt Amodio after winning her 39th game in a row on Jeopardy!

“It still feels unreal,” Amy shared in a statement shared to press. “Knowing that I had this chance, I was definitely thinking about it. Then Ken said it, and I thought, ‘Alright, I just accomplished this huge thing’ and it was pretty great.”

Amy is only behind Ken Jennings, who is currently hosting, in the winning the most games. Ken is at the top with an impressive 74, which happened in 2004.

Her winnings now total $1,319,800. Find out where she lands in other Jeopardy! records here.

Earlier today, Amy opened up about facing Matt in the Tournament of Champions.

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