Amy Schneider continues her seemingly unstoppable Risk! ran on Monday night, bringing her win total to 14.
The California-based technical manager has upended challenges from Do Park, a sports writer from Minneapolis, and Erin Creed, a high school teacher from Williams Bay, Wisconsin, to increase her prize money. $571,200.
As she shares her usual before and after match analysis on Twitter on Monday, Schneider, who made history as the first transgender woman to qualify for Tournament of Champions, revealing that she aims much higher when it comes to winning.
Back to quiz show after two weeks break for recent conclusion Professor Tournament, Schneider describes how she realized that a bonus wallet landed her in a rare company.
She wrote in a thread before the episode: “During the holidays, the importance of what I’ve done has begun to sink in; among other things, I’ve noticed that everyone who’s been Win as much money as I do, go on to win at least a million dollars, and I love the sound of winning a million dollars!
“To do that, I knew I needed to win at least all ten video games that week, and I drew only one tough opponent in game 1. But, as always, there was no choice. no choice but to just latch on and do my best.”
After proving victorious again on Monday’s episode, the Ohio native tweeted: “I got it done! I passed the game one of my new missions to a million people and face to face. with a tough opponent to boot!”
Schneider’s 14-match streak puts her seventh in the standings Risk! Hall of Fame contestant, with Ken Jennings remaining at the top of the list with 74 consecutive wins. Matt Amodio is in second place with 38 consecutive victories at the beginning of the year.
In the prize money rankings, Schneider rose to fourth in regular-season wins, behind Jennings ($2,520,700), Holzhauer ($2,462,216) and Amodio ($1,518.601).
At the end of November, Schneider revealed in an interview with Risk! Clue Crew member Jimmy McGuire that she hopes to make it through 32 consecutive games that Holzhauer has won on Risk! in 2019.
“I think I want to beat James Holzhauer,” Schneider said, when asked about the record she hopes to surpass. “He seemed very confident, I guess.
Holzhauer sits at or near the top in some Risk! Hall of Fame List. He has every single game top 10 earnings, with the prize pool going from a high of $131,127 down to an impressive 10th place of $89,229.
When it comes to all-time wins including Risk! Tournaments, The Chase star Holzhauer came in third with $2,962,216, behind Brad Rutter ($4,938,436) and Jennings ($4,370,700).
Schneider, a University of Dayton graduate student, will be seen playing for his 15th straight win on Tuesday night’s episode of the competition.
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