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Poker Player Competes In Semi-Finals Of Jeopardy's Tournament Of Champions

Alex Jacob The Favorite In Tuesday Match


Former poker pro Alex Jacob is set to compete Tuesday in the semi-finals of Jeopardy’s 2015 Tournament of Champions. He convincingly won his quarter-finals match on Friday.

Jacob is facing off today against Brennan Bushee and Vaughn Winchell. Both Bushee and Winchell are five-time winners on the show, while Jacob won six times in a row on the show in April, netting $151,802.

The winner of the Tournament of Champions gets $250,000. The first runner-up gets $100,000, while the second runner-up receives $50,000.

The other players in the semi-final round were Dan Feitel, Kerry Greene, Catherine Hardee, Andrew Haringer, Matt Jackson and John Schultz.

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over 6 years ago

interesting.... to see these past poker young guns trying their hands in reality tv shows like Amazing Race, Big Brother, and now Jeopardy.