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Jeopardy James knocked out at level 17 in WSOP debut

Posted at 7:44 PM, Jun 24, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — "Jeopardy" James Holzhauer made it to level 17 in his World Series of Poker debut on Monday before getting knocked out, according to the WSOP website.

He got 92nd place in No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty, which puts him in line for a $2,100 payout after a $1,500 buy-in.

Holzhauer says he is going to donate half of his WSOP winnings to charity.

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Hozlhauer has made several donations since winning $2.3 million in the popular game show "Jeopardy!".

As of this writing, Holzhauer is competing in his second event of the day after being tagged in to Tag Team No-Limit Hold'em.

He is part of Team Sexton with professional poker player Mike Sexton.