‘Jeopardy!’ champ Matt Amodio unseated after epic 38-game winning streak


Jeopardy! Champion Matt Amodio Loses Game Ending Long-Running Streak After 38 Consecutive Wins

“I always wanted to be a Jeopardy! champion and I accomplished that,” the exiting champ said The Yale University Ph.D. student’s 38 game winning streak came to an end during Monday’s episode of the hit game show. Amodio — who originally hails from Medina County, Ohio — came in third with $5,600 during Monday’s episode, bringing his overall prize money earnings to $1,518,601.