His total winnings were $1,267,801
“Danger!” Champion Matt Amodio reached his 33rd win on Friday, taking him to second place on a list of all-time consecutive wins.
Now his total winnings are $1,267,801. On Monday, he stopped by “Good Morning America” to talk about his incredible winning streak.
Amodio admitted that he remains “laser-focused” by tackling “only one question at a time”.
PHD. The New Haven, Conn. student said he also has Lady Luck by his side. “Once you get to a grove things can take you,” he told the anchors of the morning show.
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Jorge Stephanopoulos asked Emodio how he feels as a contestant on the iconic game show as it headlines its host drama.
“‘Danger!’ [is] not a person. ‘Danger!’ There is a whole team and one person is changing but everything else remains the same.”
He especially scouted for hosting Mayim Bialik. “She’s great. She’s a lot of fun. When the host has energy and is enjoying it, it spreads to the contestants,” Amodio said.
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Emodio is in a rare position: he is only behind Ken Jennings, who remains in the number one spot with 74 wins.
“Kane has always been the face of ‘Danger!’ For me, so when I think of Danger!, ‘I think of him,’” Amodio said in a press release. “To [be] There’s a surreal experience right behind that.”
Amodio’s next game is Monday Night.