Matt Amodio’s “Danger!” the reign is over.
His 38-game series ended Monday with Yale’s Ph.D. a student and a Ohio native took third place. Actor Jonathan Fisher from Coral Gables, Florida, fell in love with Amodio and his rival Jessica Stevens, a statistician based in Nashville.
“Everyone is so smart and talented that this can happen in any game. This time it was the same,” Amodio said in a statement after the defeat.
On the first commercial break, Amodio sat comfortably with $ 7,400; Stephen and Fisher were $ 2,200 and $ 1,200 behind, respectively. After the Daily Double took him to $ 3,200, Fisher began to be the champion. After the first round, Amodio continued to lead with $ 9,800, but his lead was slim. Fisher had raised $ 4,000 and Stephen had raised $ 2,400.
“I have to say that this is one of our closest games as part of Matt Amodio’s winning streak,” said host Mayim Bialik.
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He fell behind in the second round and advanced to the finals “Danger!” Last place with $ 10,600. Stephen, who had $ 14,400, surpassed Fisher, who raised $ 14,600.
Amodio’s income fell again when he gave the wrong answer to the “Countries of the World”: “Nazi Germany annexed this nation to the Alps and the Danube regions, and later the Allies divided it into 4 sectors.”
The champion’s transfer to Poland cost him $ 5,000 and a total of $ 5,600. Stephen answered Austria correctly and it dropped to $ 28,799. Fisher also knew the answer to that question, and his total price led him to $ 29,200 and he was the winner of the day.
“It was an honor and happiness for me to see you here,” Bialik said, congratulating Amodioni on his success before addressing the audience. “How to start the week!”
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“I’m always in danger”! “I wanted to be. Champion, I did it,” Amodio said in a statement. “I know how to get into the game in every detail, I get into it with a little bit of intimidation. But I also like the target he shows. As someone who puts knowledge and knowing things first, everywhere. It will be good to follow me. ”
Amodio’s 38-game series and $ 1,518,601 winnings are his “Danger!” Dagi strengthened his position. Hall of Fame (at least for now.)
With the 33rd victory on October 1, Amodio surpassed the aggressive player James Holzhauer with a series of victories. He follows goat Ken Jennings, who has won 74 games in a row. Amodio makes the most money from season games, after Jennings and Holsauer, with Jennings listing $ 2,520,700. Holzhauer will receive $ 60,000, $ 2,462,216 and simple game winnings. Amodio ranks fourth among the highest wins, including tournament games — Brad Rutter ($ 4,938,426), Jennings ($ 4,370,700) and Holsauer ($ 2,962,216). Amodio will have the opportunity to narrow these boundaries when he returns to the next Champions Tournament.
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