Matt Amodio sends a message to professors The Tourney Winner
On Friday, December 17, a final winner was crowned for “Jeopardy!” Professor Tournament.
The first tournament in the program was completed with 15 different college and university professors gathering to demonstrate their knowledge. It starts on December 6 and is organized by Mayim Bialik.
Matt Amodio congratulates the winner
The winner of $100,000 and a place in the Tournament of Champions goes to Sam Buttrey. He is Associate Professor of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. After his incredible success on the show, he even caught the attention of Matt Amodio.
“Very impressed! Looking forward to meeting in person!!” Matt Amodio wrote on Twitter. He was likely to mention the two will soon be competing in those League of Champions. Amodio has a legendary location in “Jeopardy!” history now. He has the second longest streak with 38 games and won over $1.5 million in prize money.
For Sam Buttrey, receiving a compliment from Amodio is also a compliment.
Not to mention, “Jeopardy!” This upcoming tournament will be full of some real powerhouses. It includes Amodio and Sam Buttrey, as well as Amy Schneider. She is the current champion on “Jeopardy!” and her streak has been paused for this tournament. She has won 13 games so far and her time on the show will resume on Monday.
The man who ended Amodio’s streak, Jonathan Fisher, also went on to win 11 games.
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Sam Buttrey was able to go up against 14 different very knowledgeable professors, which is no small task.
Not only that, fans back home were completely mesmerized by Buttrey looking so much like Hollywood star Steve Martin. As for the other competitors, Ed Hashima from Sacramento, California came in second and $50,000. Meanwhile, Alisa Hove, from Asheville, North Carolina, came in third and walked away with $25,000.
“This has been the best time ever, and being on the pitch in front of all these other great players is something I will always remember. The team is all very smart, charming and warm, and there’s a real sense of camaraderie right from the start,” Buttrey said, according to Limit line, regarding his experience on the show.
He even talked about how he looks forward to playing again, especially against Matt Amodio. “I want to play Matt Amodio, he’s a strong player and I want to see how I can do it,” he said.
It seems like Professor Champion The hard work of preparing for the concert also paid off for him.
“I practiced standing up – I wanted to make sure I played stand up – humming in the toilet roll and then just reading all the old questions. There is a website where fans have aggregated 400,000 old Jeopardys! questions. They don’t reuse questions now, but reading old questions gives you a feel for what they’ll emphasize,” Buttrey tells WebMD. KSBW.
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