The rematch is included as an epic "Danger!"
James Holzhauser, a Las Vegas sports wager, has won 32 consecutive games in Threat! earlier this year went into the final round of the Tournament of Champions Tournament on Tuesday. He will face Emma Bottcher, a Chicago librarian who ended Holzhauser's winning streak in an episode aired in June – in the two-day final round that airs Thursday and Friday. Holzhauser earned $ 2.46 million in his historic run, which aired in the spring, marking the 16th highest single-game record in show history along the way. Thanks to Boettcher, Holzhauer reached approximately $ 56,000 from the show's all-time winning record, behind computer scientist and author Ken Jennings, who won $ 2.52 million during a 74-game winning streak in 2004. [1
Holtzhawer, known for being a fast buzzer, admitted that Boettcher jerked him in their first meeting.
"I was a little shocked during Double Dopardy," Holtzhawer told ESPN after his defeat, ending, "because I was playing from the back and constantly beating Emma's buzzer. "
In the championship tournament, Boettcher won his semifinal match with $ 29,601 in the episode aired on Monday. Holzhaus earned his place in the finals with $ 30,156 in his semifinal match.
and buzzed in the first 42.1% of the time Boettcher was correct in 21 of his 23 answers and was the first buzzer with 38.6% of the clues in his semifinal round.
Third racer for the final round will was resolved during Wednesday's episode.