NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- James Holzauer, a Naperville native and professional gambler from Las Vegas, made his 15th appearance Wednesday on "Jeopardy!"
He is the second person in the history of Jeopardy!" to win more than $1 million in regular-season play on the hit TV game show.
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Holzauer seems like the perfect Jeopardy machine -- quick on his feet and quick with the buzzer, which is a skill he practiced, according to an interview he did with SportsCenter.
"I think i'm just kind of lucky in a way that the buzzer technique i practiced turned out to be a successful one," he said.
He displays an extraordinary breadth of knowledge and - true to his profession - is cold-blooded in his willingness to risk big sums of money
"There was a game last week where I bet $8,400, lost it all, and when i had $7,200, knew it was the right thing to go all in, so i did it," Holzauer said.
He acculumlated his winnings over the course of 14 episodes and is being compared to legendary "Jeopardy!" contestant Ken Jennings, who won more than $2.5 million.
Holzauer was asked what is the biggest challenge to maintaining his success.
"I don't know if you've noticed, but I'm stretching in between the games. Limber up," he said.
Naperville native James Holzhauer makes 15th 'Jeopardy!' appearance
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