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James Holzhauer helps unveil new 'Jeopardy!' slot machine

Posted at 6:20 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 21:21:30-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The answer: The best person to unveil a new "Jeopardy!" slot machine in Las Vegas.

In the form of a question: Who is: "Jeopardy" James Holzhauer?

On Tuesday the Las Vegas resident turned game show superstar helped unveil the new "Jeopardy!" slot at the Global Gaming Expo. IGT is the company behind it.

Chief Product Officer Dallas Orchard says Holzhauer has helped the popularity of the show and is excited about bringing jeopardy back the casino floor.

"The popularity of the show is at an all-time high, with our local resident James doing so well," says Orchard.

"He is going back on a new champions tour. The brand is in and we believe it's got a lot of great assets to build great games and it's a lot of fun."

Conference attendees took their best shot challenging "Jeopardy" James at a few trivia questions.