“Jeopardy” Champ James Holzhauer Already Giving Away Some Of His $1.9 Million Winnings
James Holzhauer already giving back before his history making run on Jeopardy is over.
Jeopardy champ James Holzhauer has done it again.
He won Wednesday night, raking in $71,885.
He’s well on his way to beating current all-time champ Ken Jennings’ grand total.
With 25 consecutive wins, he’s a third of the way to beating Jennings 74-game win streak.
The professional Las Vegas gambler comes with an aggressive style that has some people rooting for him.
For some, he’s the champ to root against.
But everyone can cheer the news that Holzhauer is already donating some of his $1,939,027 prize money to charity.
That’s where the Holzhauers live.
.@James_Holzhauer is a true champion for libraries! ❤️📚— Las Vegas-Clark County Library District (@LVCCLD) May 8, 2019
He credits reading children's books from the library as a key to @jeopardy success. Check out his favorites in our catalog:#VegasBorn https://t.co/R8buZKg7OR
Danielle Milam, development and planning director at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and Foundation says, “I am happy to confirm that James and Melissa Holzhauer made a $10,000 check to the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation on April 11 to support early learning and homework help services at the Library District.”
Are you a Holzhauer fan?
Are you a Holzhauer fan? Or have you had enough of his aggressive style of play? What would you do with almost $2 million? Who would you donate to? Please weigh in in the Comments section below.
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