Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer to Compete Against G2E Attendees to Celebrate Launch of IGT’s Jeopardy! Slots

WHAT: Las Vegas resident and the third-highest winning Jeopardy! contestant of all time, James Holzhauer (also known as “Jeopardy James”), will challenge G2E attendees in Jeopardy!, three questions at a time. Participants will play for bragging rights and Jeopardy! Slots-themed giveaways. Each contestant will stand behind an iconic Jeopardy! podium and have an opportunity to pose for pictures with the game show legend.

WHY: G2E will be the global trade show debut for two Jeopardy!-themed IGT slot machines.

WHEN: Tuesday – October 15, 2019

Media invited 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.; appearance will run until 3:00 p.m.
IGT will say a few words and welcome guests at approximately 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: IGT’s booth 3659 at the Global Gaming Expo (”G2E”)
Sands Expo -- 201 Sands Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169

About IGT’s Jeopardy! Slots

G2E will be the global trade show debut for Jeopardy! slots from IGT. Housed on both the CrystalDual + Stepper cabinet or the towering MegaTower™ Universal cabinet that stands 11-feet tall, the games capture the most iconic elements of the gamed TV game show. Both games include Single, Double and Final Jeopardy! bonus experiences, and the popular Jeopardy board, including Daily Doubles. The three-reel mechanical reel slot game leverages IGT’s player-favorite Triple Double Diamond base game. The games feature voiceover clips from legendary TV announcer Johnny Gilbert.

About Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer

Nickname “Jeopardy James”
Las Vegas resident
Known for his 32-game winning streak as a Jeopardy! champion
Won more than $2.4 million in his 33 quiz show appearances
Fourth-highest earning American game show contestant of all time

About IGT

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit


James will not be doing media interviews, however an IGT representative will be available for comment.

Media Contact:

Michelle Schenk – IGT