Nova Scotia-born Mattea Roach has won her 14th game of Jeopardy!reaching the eighth-longest streak in the game show’s history.
She’s also 10th on the list for highest total earnings. No Canadian has gotten this far on the show before.
The 23-year-old won another $ 34,000 USD on Friday night. In total, Roach has racked up $ 320,081 USD, or about $ 407,655 CAD.
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Roach dominated her competitors once again, with her winnings amounting to 17 times more than that of the contestant in second place.
To date, the Toronto-based tutor has answered 93 per cent of clues she buzzed in for correctly, and 70 per cent of her buzz attempts have been successful.
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Roach graduated from Sacred Heart School in Halifax in 2015, and her family still lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.
She has previously said she would use her winnings to pay off her student debt.
– With files from Alex Cooke.
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