By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
Published: 01:38 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 02:04 BST, 3 May 2019
Jeopardy! genius James Holzhauer now officially holds the record for the second longest winning streak in the show's history after notching his 21st straight victory.
The professional Las Vegas gambler won $80,615 on Thursday night, bringing his total winnings so far to $1,608,627.
Until his latest victory, the 34-year-old had been tied for the second longest winning streak with Julia Collins.
Collins completed a 20-game streak back in 2014.
Jeopardy! genius James Holzhauer, a professional gambler from Las Vegas, won $80,615 on Thursday night, bringing his total winnings so far to $1,608,627
The final clue on Thursday night was: 'A character in this 1944 play is said to be like a piece of her own collection, 'too exquisitely fragile to move from the shelf.''
'What is 'The Glass Menagerie?'' was the correct answer.
Holzhauer is only the second person in 35 years to win more than $1 million on Jeopardy!.
With his winning streak, Holzhauer is now more than halfway to reaching Ken Jennings' $2.5million record.