If this keeps up, Austin Rogers might be able to quit slinging drinks forever.
Rogers, who’s enchanted “Jeopardy!” fans during his run, wowed the crowd again and scored himself a boatload of cash during Thursday night’s episode, thanks to daring bid during the Final Jeopardy round that would have left him nearly broke had he not guessed correctly.
Rogers racked up $69,000 for the episode, after wagering $34,000 of his $35,000 and correctly guessing, “Who Is Nelson Mandela?”
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In all, over his six-week run, Rogers has now amassed $257,700.
Naturally, “Jeopardy!” fans went wild over the big haul on social media.
Funniest 'Jeopardy!' moments of all time
Alex Trebek tryin' to be a cool host
He adorably rapped lyrics by hip-hop artists Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, Desiigner and Kanye West.
All we have to say: Hahahahaha
Watson's Final Jeopardy answer fail
Did that really happen!?
The worst trio of contestants ever to appear on the show
WE. CAN'T. EVEN.
Ken Jennings' epic answer
Watch for yourself ... no words can do it justice.
An epic Alex Trebek burn
Wolf Blitzer loses $4,600 in the first round
GET. IT. TOGETHER.
A rare, three-way $0 finish
Silly kids! For the first time in a tournament semifinal match, all three contestants ended up with no money.
Contestant makes poop joke
One contestant had quite the potty mouth on this 1986 episode.
Teen contestant drops F-bomb: 'Oh f-ck!'
Yup, our thoughts exactly.
Alex Trebek starts a show without pants
Maybe he isn't all that uptight after all!
“this quirky guy sure is a smartie pants! Thanks for keeping @Jeopardy entertaining! #Austin #jeopardy,” wrote one admirer.
“Quite a payday on #Jeopardy. That may be the biggest 1-day total I can remember,” raved another.
Also Read: 'Jeopardy' Winner Ken Jennings Under Fire for Mocking Barron Trump in Tweet See some of the reactions to Rogers' big win below:
Reactions to 'Jeopardy' contestants massive final bid
In a crazy, depressing world at least I have @austintylerro to amuse me for 30 every night #jeopardy #StupidQuestionsForBartenders
Austin on Jeopardy. My GAWD. #jeopardy
Need to be watching #jeopardy This guy is unreal!!
Quite a payday on #Jeopardy. That may be the biggest 1-day total I can remember
this quirky guy sure is a smartie pants! Thanks for keeping @Jeopardy entertaining! #Austin #jeopardy https://t.co/fAjKhIAVxA
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‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant and Bearded Bartender Austin Rogers Crosses $250,000 Total With Massive Final Bid (Video) At TheWrap