Canadian “Jeopardy!” phenom Mattea Roach stands to reach a new milestone if she wins another game airing tonight.
The Toronto-based Roach, who spent part of her childhood in Halifax, extended her remarkable run last night with her 18th victory on the TV quiz show.
The 23-year-old currently has the eighth-longest win streak in the program’s history.
One more win moves her up the list into a three-way tie with 2005′s David Madden and 2019′s Jason Zuffranieri, who both won 19 games.
As of Thursday’s game, Roach had collected a total haul of US$438,183.
She has also earned a spot in the show’s Tournament of Champions, set to air in the fall, and holds the longest win streak by a Canadian contestant.
Roach lives in Toronto, but she has said on the show that she spent her childhood and part of her adolescence in Halifax, and has also lived in Calgary and Moncton, N.B.
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