It’s Day 7 of the Tournament of Champions! Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category U.S. Demographics) for Tuesday, November 12, 2019 (Season 36, Episode 47):
In 2018 Forbes said this “Belt’s Demographic Delight is” this other “Belt’s Demograpic Dilemma”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Rachel Lindgren, an astronomy interpreter from Bend, Oregon
|Steven Grade, a sports industry consultant from Atlanta, Georgia
|James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada
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Correct response: What are “Sun” and “Rust”?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
In a March 2018 piece by Pete Saunders (no relation), it shows that locations where people may choose to move to may not always coincide with the economic path of their destination. Many families are choosing to leave places in the Rust Belt like Chicago, Detroit, and Cleveland for places such as Phoenix, Houston, and Tampa. However, as the piece shows, the Rust Belt is experiencing significant post-industrial GDP growth, which is why the Forbes article’s headline finished with “For Now”.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Rachel $7,200 – $0 = $7,200 (What is Green & Rust)
Steven $11,400 – $0 = $11,400 (What is Thanks for having me back!)
James $30,466 – $310 = $30,156 (Finalist) (What is
Sun Bible & Rust)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) WORLD CAPITAL AIRPORTS $1000 (1st pick)
James 0 +1000 (Steven 0 Rachel 0)
2) HOW’S YOUR LATIN VOCABULARY? $1600 (1st pick)
Rachel 3200 +3200 (James 9000 Steven 4600)
3) VISIONARIES $1200 (6th pick)
James 14200 +9066 (Rachel 6400 Steven 2600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 264
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 88 (1.87 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
James $22,600 Coryat, 27 correct, 1 incorrect, 42.11% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Steven $11,400 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunities)
Rachel $5,600 Coryat, 9 correct, 0 incorrect, 12.28% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $39,600
Lach Trash: $10,000 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,400
James Holzhauer, stats to date:
1,247 correct, 39 incorrect
37/40 on rebound attempts (on 73 rebound opportunities)
57.26% in first on buzzer (1132/1977)
75/79 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $665,591)
33/35 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $30,366
Steven Grade, stats to date:
186 correct, 19 incorrect
6/7 on rebound attempts (on 20 rebound opportunities)
40.27% in first on buzzer (182/452)
5/8 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,000)
5/8 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,050
Rachel Lindgren, stats to date:
126 correct, 17 incorrect
8/12 on rebound attempts (on 32 rebound opportunities)
26.53% in first on buzzer (117/441)
4/7 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $7,600)
3/8 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,325
- There are still zero known games where all 3 players bet $0 in Final Jeopardy.
- This game ends James’ 28-game streak of getting Final Jeopardy! correct.
- Game 2 of the 2017 College Championship final (Lilly Chin v Gary Tse v Viraj Mehta) also saw the Daily Double picked as the 1st clue in both rounds.
- James and Emma will be the first regular-season rematch in a Tournament of Champions final since Vik Vaz and Bill MacDonald in 2006 (both lost to Michael Falk).
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