Jeopardy! contestants are 'banned from wagering numbers relating to sex positions'

Mail Online | 4/29/2019 | George Martin For Mailonline
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A former Jeopardy winner has revealed contestants on the show are banned from betting certain amounts of money.

Ken Jennings, who entered Jeopardy folklore after going on a 74 episode run in 2004, said the number '69' is one of those off limits to contestants due to its sexual connotations.

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Jennings made the shock revelation on Twitter after he tweeted a reference to current contestant James Holzhauer's remarkable run on the show.

Jennings wrote: 'I don't feel I get enough credit for making small, sensible Jeopardy wagers, which helped the show with its prize budget.'

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A fan then commented on his tweet: 'Personally I liked how you wagered $69 on every final Jeopardy.'

This prompted Jennings to reply: 'This is officially forbidden on Jeopardy now, as of last year. Not even joking.'

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According to Jennings, the devil’s number, $666, is similarly banned, as are three numbers associated with neo-Nazi propaganda ($14, $88, and $1488).

Holzhauer, 34, is close close to surpassing Jennings’ $2.5 million in total winnings after he won $49,600 on Friday having a whopping $20,000 on the Final...
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