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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50% of $500 is still more than zero! I hope I helped raise awareness for the great people at @project150LV and the unbelievable work they do for Vegas teens. https://t.co/CIyNKFlcWu— James Holzhauer (@James_Holzhauer) June 25, 2019
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.