Jeopardy contestant will try for 19th win Thursday

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Jeopardy contestant has been the reigning champion for 18 days. She will try for win number 19 Thursday night.

Julia Collins, the supply chain professional from California, has won more money and games than any other woman in the game show’s history. She’s already taken home more than $390,000.

If she wins Thursday night, she’ll tie the record for second-most victories in regular competition.

Collins gave some insight into her strategy, “I think before you go on the show, you should try, just focus on what you do know.”

Ken Jennings holds the record for most Jeopardy wins; he won 74 in a row.

You can watch Jeopardy weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on Channel 4. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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