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Canadian ‘Jeopardy!’ champ moves up Top 10 list with 19th win

Canadian Mattea Roach appears in an episode of Jeopardy! in a handout photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jeopardy Productions, Inc. **MANDATORY CREDIT**.
Canadian Mattea Roach appears in an episode of Jeopardy! in a handout photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jeopardy Productions, Inc. **MANDATORY CREDIT**.

Canadian “Jeopardy!” Hall-of-Famer Mattea Roach is now tied for the sixth longest streak in the TV quiz show’s history.

She’s now tied with David Madden and Jason Zuffranieri, who also won 19 games.

The 23-year-old won another $22,001 USD on Friday night after dominating her competition. Her winnings now total $460,184  — the sixth biggest haul in the show’s regular-season history.

Roach was the only contestant to win in the Final Jeopary! round this episode, which asked for the 1874 artwork inspired by two other artworks, Tuileries and The Great Gate of Kiev.

She wagered $5,001 and correctly answered “What is Pictures at an Exhibition?.

Overall, she responded correctly to 89 per cent of clues attempted, after buzzing in successfully 26 times, according to the daily box scores.

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Read more: By the numbers: Jeopardy! champion Mattea Roach and her rise to TV stardom

Roach, who lives in Toronto and was raised in Halifax, has also earned a spot in the show’s tournament of champions, set to air in the fall. She also holds the longest win streak by a Canadian contestant.

Roach is set to defend her title as returning champion again on Monday.

— With files from Global News’ Karla Renic.

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