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Amy Schneider becomes the first woman to win more than $1 million on 'Jeopardy!' - Erie News Now

Amy Schneider becomes the first woman to win more than $1 million on 'Jeopardy!' - Erie News Now
By Sarah Moon, CNN

News Amy Schneider becomes the first woman to win more than $1 million on 'Jeopardy!" The only other contestants to win more than $1 million in regular season games are Ken Jennings, whose 74-game streak yielded $2,520,700; James Holzhauer, who earned $2,462,216 over the course of 32 victories; and Matt Amodio, who won $1,518,601 during his 38-game streak last year.' Friday, January 7th 2022, 11:12 PM EST By Sarah Moon, CNN Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California, became the first woman and the fourth person on "Jeopardy!"It feels amazing, it feels strange," Schneider said in a statement.

Schneider's $42,200 score in her 28th victory brought her total winnings to $1,019,001, according to the game show., a WarnerMedia Company.

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