James Holzhauer returns to 'Jeopardy!' today for Tournament of Champions

  • James Holzhauer, a Naperville North alumnus now living in Las Vegas, returns to "Jeopardy!" today to compete in the Tournament of Champions.

    James Holzhauer, a Naperville North alumnus now living in Las Vegas, returns to "Jeopardy!" today to compete in the Tournament of Champions. Courtesy of Jeopardy Productions Inc.

 
Daily Herald staff report
Updated 11/6/2019 12:11 PM

Naperville native James Holzhauer, the man who won nearly $2.5 million on "Jeopardy!" earlier this year, is back on the game show today.

Holzhauer, also known as "Jeopardy James," is among the 15 people competing in the "Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The winner takes home $250,000.

Emma Boettcher, the Chicago resident who knocked Holzhauer out of after 32 straight wins, will be on Thursday's episode.

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