Yale PhD student becomes 9th on Jeopardy! all-time winnings list with seven consecutive wins

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(WTNH) – A Yale PhD student is now on the all-time winnings list after seven consecutive wins.

Matt Amodio, a graduate student from Yale, won his 7th straight game of Jeopardy! on Friday night with a score of $74,000.

With the win, he accrued $268,800, which put him in 9th place on the all-time Jeopardy! regular-season winnings list.  

“Once you [win] once, that’s just such a great accomplishment,” Amodio said. “Nobody can ever take that away from you.”

You can watch Jeopardy! on WTNH starting at 7 p.m.

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