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Jeopardy!” contestant James Holzhauer just broke an all-time record. He has won the competition for three days in a row and has earned a total of $244,365 during his streak.

SALT LAKE CITY — “Jeopardy!” contestant James Holzhauer just broke an all-time record.

Holzhauer, who is a professional sports bettor in Las Vegas, set the new single-day record for “Jeopardy” on Tuesday, recording $110,914, according to CNN.

Contestant Roger Craig set the previous record of $77,000 on Sept. 19, 2010.

  • “I said all along that I wanted to break Roger Craig’s one-game record and I did it,” Holzhauer said.

Holzhauer won $110,914 on Tuesday specifically to honor his daughter, whose birthday is Nov. 9, 2014 (11/09/14), according to Uproxx. Holzhauer has won the competition for three days in a row. He has earned a total of $244,365 during his streak.

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He still has a long way to catch up to Ken Jennings, who won $2.5 million after recording 74 consecutive wins back in 2014, according to theDeseret News.

You can now take a “Jeopardy!” online test that could land you a spot on the game show. And Jennings himself has some “Jeopardy” tips to help you succeed, including:

  • Watch “Jeopardy!”
  • Know your U.S. presidents and world capitals
  • Identify other potentially popular categories
  • Make flashcards
  • Don’t cheat
  • Speed-read the clue
  • Don’t worry about your spelling
  • Don’t get hung up on just one question