Sports gambler's total winnings now stand at nearly $700,000

In his 10th straight win, Jeopardy! contestant James Holzhauer broke his own record for single-day cash winnings with a total of $131,127. The previous record was also set by Holzhauer just eight days prior when he won a total of $110,914 on April 9.

Holzhauer’s winnings now stand at $697,787 as he goes on to play his 11th game on Thursday.

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Holzhauer, 34, is a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas who entered the game with a theory that players needed to bet big on Daily Doubles and thus far, that strategy has paid off.

Jeopardy! is produced by Sony Pictures Television and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. Harry Friedman is executive producer. 

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