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James Holzhauer to host Game Show Boot Camp in Las Vegas

James Holzhauer to host Game Show Boot Camp in Las Vegas

“Jeopardy!” James Holzhauer and 10 other sport demonstrate legends will compete in the Titan Throwdown on Saturday night time at The Space.

The dwell quiz show, which will gain Undertaking 150, also will feature Mark Labbett of “The Chase” and previous “Jeopardy!” champions Brad Rutter, Amy Schneider and Matt Amodio. It is the centerpiece of the Game Present Boot Camp, which runs Friday to Sunday and incorporates seminars on how to get forged on a match exhibit and be a excellent contestant.

“The hardest part of my activity demonstrate journey was the 13 years it took me to go an audition,” claimed Holzhauer, a Las Vegas-based pro sporting activities bettor who received $2.46 million on “Jeopardy!” in the course of a 32-sport successful streak in 2019 that captivated the nation.

“With the knowledge you will get at Sport Show Boot Camp, you will not be still left waiting on the sidelines.”

The boot camp begins Friday with observe game play with fingers on buzzers from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Hampton Inn Tropicana. It continues Saturday with seminars and Titan Throwdown contestant quizzes and interviews before wrapping up Sunday with more situations.

“This involves tips from best performers on ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘The Chase,’ plus Maggie Converse, who for decades was in demand of Jeopardy’s casting and contestant prep,” Holzhauer claimed. “She’s likely the ideal supply on the planet for this details.

“There are also chances to contend towards our Titans in a range of contests, which include a hybrid trivia-dodgeball video game, moreover a are living audition for ‘Jeopardy!’”

The greatest-scoring boot camp members will compete in the Throwdown towards Holzhauer and the other trivia champs from “Jeopardy!,” “The Chase” and “Master Minds.”

“I assume the strongest Titan may be Victoria Groce, ‘The Queen’ on ‘The Chase,’ who is regarded as the top rated quizzer in the Usa,” Holzhauer said. “But I know quite a few of America’s very most effective trivia gamers will be among the the contestants, so I count on a superior struggle.”

Tickets to the 8 p.m. celebration at The Space are obtainable at thespacelv.com for $100 each and every and involve a meet up with-and-greet with the Titans. Tickets to the boot camp are accessible for $300 each individual at gameshowbootcamp.com.

Just one hundred percent of ticket revenue for both equally events will profit Job 150, a regional charity that delivers free of charge guidance and products and services to homeless, displaced and disadvantaged higher college college students in Nevada.

“The occasion was conceived by my spouse, Melissa, who has very long hoped that we could use my sport demonstrate fame to raise money for a fantastic trigger, a great deal as we did at the GOAT observe celebration in January 2020,” Holzhauer stated. “Outside forces delayed the event until eventually now, but we’re nevertheless thrilled to be presenting a first-of-its-kind spectacle.”

Holzhauer added that limitations will avert them from dwell-streaming the occasion or distributing a recording.

Official “Jeopardy!” auditions will just take location at various times Sunday for people boot camp attendees who have handed the preconference testing and are invited by “Jeopardy!”

Get in touch with reporter Todd Dewey at [email protected] Stick to @tdewey33 on Twitter.