On her twelfth day of Jeopardy!, Mattea Roach as soon as once more took dwelling the highest prize after being the one contestant to appropriately reply Last Jeopardy! Wednesday night.
Roach, a 23-year-old initially from Halifax, clinched the win after appropriately answering the final query, which was concerning the on-line schooling subscription platform MasterClass.
She was the one particular person left by that time, as her two rivals didn't qualify for the ultimate spherical. Roach ended up bringing dwelling one other $26,400 on Wednesday, pushing her whole prize cash to US$271,282.
Together with her newest win, host Ken Jennings stated this places Roach within the high 10 for consecutive video games gained.
“That’s a momentous milestone that’s been not often achieved since we lifted the five-game restrict again in 2003,” he famous.
Roach will compete in her thirteenth recreation Thursday evening.
She has already certified for a spot within the subsequent Jeopardy! Match of Champions.
Roach graduated from Sacred Coronary heart College in Halifax in 2015, and her household nonetheless lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.
In a earlier interview with World’s The Morning Present, Roach stated she utilized for the present on-line in the course of the pandemic, as a result of she was “bored” and wished to provide it a go.
“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and the perfect factor that occurs is perhaps I received on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the take a look at. Then I received the absolute best consequence,” she stated.
Roach has beforehand stated she would use her winnings to repay her scholar debt.
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