‘Jeopardy!’ contestant James Holzhauer pays tribute to 1 October victims with Double Jeopardy bet

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — On Monday’s episode of ‘Jeopardy!’ Las Vegas local James Holzhauer paid tribute to the victims of 1 October when he wagered some of his winnings.

During the Daily Double, Holzhauer was asked how much he’d like to bet, and he said, “Vegas Strong, 10,117. ”  When the number is broken up it reveals 10-1-17.

The deadly shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival that killed 58 people and wounded more than 800 others occurred on Oct.1, 2017. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

 Holzhauer has set and broken numerous records in his 18-day run on the show.  On Monday, Holzhauer ended with a daily total of $54,017. Holzhauer’s overall winnings now stand at $1,329,604.

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