‘Jeopardy!’ Fans React Over Major Daily Double Bet

‘Jeopardy!’ Fans React Over Major Daily Double Bet

Jeopardy!’s ongoing winner Stephen Webb went towards coverage director Jessica Ashooh and Long Nguyen, a retired engineer, in the course of the March 14 episode of the trivia present. But might he enhance his complete winnings of $139,281 in his sixth recreation tonight?

The three went into Double Jeopardy, with Stephen main with $9,600, Long following up with $5,800, and Jessica alongside $3,400.

Jessica instantly will get a Daily Double when the spherical begins within the class Literary London: “This 1881 Mark Twain novel takes place in London’s poorer areas in addition to in a few of its ritzier locales.” She, sadly, bought it fallacious and misplaced all of her earnings, betting all of it.

Loing will get the second Daily Double throughout Double Jeopardy within the class Scrambled U.S. History: “1820s announcement: No credo on advantage,” then betting all of it when he proclaims he’s from Vegas. Unfortunately, his reply was fallacious; it was, in actual fact, the Monroe Doctrine.

As a results of every contestant’s blunders, Stephen had the lead into Final Jeopardy with $18,000, forward of Jessica’s $6,000 and Long’s low $400.

The query for Final Jeopardy beneath the Countries of the World class: Part of the most important contiguous land empire in the course of the 1200s & 1300s, right this moment it’s the world’s second-largest landlocked nation.

Stephen had the proper reply written however crossed it out with an incorrect reply. Long and Jessica each bought it appropriate, however since Stephen solely ended up betting $2,000, he eked out a win.

Either contestant might have received the sport if Jessica and Long bought their Daily Doubles appropriate. Instead, Stephen has elevated his total earnings within the competitors to $155,281.

“Yeah, I had an excessive amount of time to consider a comparatively apparent clue that didn’t truly matter on the dimensions of successful the sport and talked myself into the much less apparent, and due to this fact fallacious, reply,” Stephen said on Reddit.

Although the reigning champion secured one other victory, followers on-line have been dismayed that Long misplaced. “Aww I really feel unhealthy for the vegas man! He actually bought each different query in that class appropriate,” one person mentioned.

Jessica additionally had one thing to say in regards to the second on Reddit: “We have been all STUNNED when Long went all-in so late in DJ, however props to him, as a result of you need to play massive to win massive.”

See what else followers needed to say under, and don’t miss Webb throughout his seventh recreation tomorrow.



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