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Canadian tutor wins Jeopardy 10 times in a row heading into Tuesday

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Mattea Roach, a tutor who lives in Toronto, has had a winning streak on the popular game show. She has already booked a spot in the Tournament of Champions which features the show’s top contestants. © Provided by National Post Mattea Roach, a tutor who lives in Toronto, has had a winning streak on the popular game show. She has already booked a spot in the Tournament of Champions which features the show’s top contestants.

Canadian Mattea Roach has won Jeopardy! 10 times in a row and will go for her eleventh on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old Nova Scotia native, who is now a tutor in Toronto, won US$16,799 on Monday night on the game show, running her total to $227,601, according to the show’s daily box score .

Roach’s win last week, on Friday night, came when she successfully answered the “Final Jeopardy” category of “Academy Award Winners,” putting down $6,201.


Video: Mattea Roach on her Jeopardy! winning streak (cbc.ca)

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The answer was: “In 2019 he won his first competitive Oscar, 36 years after a Student Academy Award for a film about a Brooklyn barbershop.”

Roach wrote down: “Who is Spike Lee?”

Roach has already booked a spot in the Tournament of Champions which features the show’s top contestants.

She graduated from the University of Toronto in 2020.

Roach had told The Evan Solomon Show podcast she didn’t even expect to win a single game, let alone go on this streak.

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