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'Jeopardy!' sensation James Holzhauer making WSOP debut, will donate half of winnings

22 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Holzhauer, who is a professional sports gambler, will donate half of his World Series of Poker winnings to charity.
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Jeopardy Champion James Holzhauer to Compete at 2019 World Series of Poker

Jeopardy Champion James Holzhauer to Compete at 2019 World Series of Poker

22 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

James Holzhauer's next challenge will be in the World Series of Poker. The Jeopardy star will play in the $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty tournament and a $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold'em tournament...
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'Jeopardy!' champ playing in World Series of Poker events

'Jeopardy!' champ playing in World Series of Poker events

22 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

LAS VEGAS - "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer is making his World Series of Poker debut, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity.
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‘Jeopardy!' champ playing in World Series of Poker events

22 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

LAS VEGAS - “Jeopardy!” champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer is making his World Series of Poker debut, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity.
Tournament official Seth Palansky says Holzhauer is competing Monday in a No-Limit Hold'em event and plans to partner later in the day with Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton in another contest.
Holzhauer tells tournament officials he'll donate winnings to a Las Vegas nonprofit for homeless teenagers.
Holzhauer played online poker semi-professionally in the early 2000s, but makes a living now with sports betting.
He...
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