Friday's 'Jeopardy!' marks new element for latest mega-champ - The associated Press - en Español

new york (AP) — The latest long-time champ on "Jeopardy!" has viewed her winning streak conclusion at 23 — via a single dollar.

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, earned $560,983 all over her run on the video game reveal. She's has probably the most five longest profitable streaks in "Jeopardy!" heritage, however didn't come close to Ken Jennings' checklist of 74 consecutive wins.

Danielle Maurer, a marketing supervisor from Peachtree Corners, Georgia, beat Roach on Friday's exhibit via a margin of $15,600 to $15,599.

not like her 2d-to-closing healthy, Roach went into the ultimate question with the lead Friday. but the remaining Jeopardy query changed into in regards to the name of Atlanta's airport, correct close the place Maurer lived.

The category was u . s ., and the clue was: "These two mayors gave their names to a facility constructed on the site of an historic racetrack owned by means of Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler."

The proper response became: "who are William Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson?"

Roach changed into wrong, Maurer turned into correct, and she or he bet enough to win.

"It feels still form of like a dream," Roach noted. "I in fact got here down here hoping to perhaps win one video game and so I nonetheless can't trust it. You comprehend, it's atypical, undoubtedly I didn't come through within the remaining one, however I nevertheless believe so chuffed and so lucky to have had this experience."

Roach will return to compete in the game reveal's match of Champions this fall. among her challengers may be Matt Amodio and Amy Schneider, who are additionally in the "Jeopardy!" desirable five of longest successful streaks for their work this 12 months.

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