A data scientist from Brooklyn, New York...

Roger Craig

"He was a graduate student in computer science living in Newark, Delaware, when he set the single-day cash-winnings record and went on to win the 2011 Tournament of Champions. Now he's a data scientist from Brooklyn, New York. Please welcome..."

"Representing the 2000s, please welcome the man who holds the record for the most money earned in a single game. From Brooklyn, New York, here's..."

2014 Battle of the Decades 2nd runner-up: $50,000.
2011 Tournament of Champions winner: $250,000.
Season 27 6-time champion: $230,200 + $1,000.

In his second game (#5977, aired 2010-09-14), Roger set a new single-day cash winnings record of $77,000, breaking the previous record of $75,000 set by Ken Jennings in his 38th game, the last game of Season 20 (#4595, aired 2004-07-23). Roger's record lasted eight and a half years, until James Holzhauer broke it with a $110,914 finish in his fourth game (#7967, aired 2019-04-09).

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: RCraig
JBoard user name: RCraig

Roger appeared in the following 5 archived games:
#6840, aired 2014-05-16 Brad Rutter vs. Ken Jennings vs. Roger Craig Battle of the Decades final game 2.
#6839, aired 2014-05-15 Brad Rutter vs. Ken Jennings vs. Roger Craig Battle of the Decades final game 1.
#6838, aired 2014-05-14 Roger Craig vs. Pam Mueller vs. Colby Burnett Battle of the Decades semifinal game 3.
#6831, aired 2014-05-05 Leszek Pawlowicz vs. Robin Carroll vs. Roger Craig Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 1.
#6807, aired 2014-04-01 Vijay Balse vs. Roger Craig vs. Stephanie Jass Battle of the Decades: The 2000s game 2.
Roger previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Roger Craig in the following 4 archived games:
#6247, aired 2011-11-15 Roger Craig vs. Tom Nissley vs. Buddy Wright 2011 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
#6246, aired 2011-11-14 Roger Craig vs. Tom Nissley vs. Buddy Wright 2011 Tournament of Champions final game 1.
#6245, aired 2011-11-11 Joon Pahk vs. Mark Runsvold vs. Roger Craig 2011 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#6239, aired 2011-11-03 Roger Craig vs. Brian Meacham vs. Kara Spak 2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.
Roger would later appear on Jeopardy! as Roger Craig in the following 5 archived games:
#7940, aired 2019-03-01 Team Buzzy vs. Team Colby vs. Team Austin 2019 All-Star Games wildcard match, game 2.
#7939, aired 2019-02-28 Team Buzzy vs. Team Colby vs. Team Austin 2019 All-Star Games wildcard match, game 1.
#7938, aired 2019-02-27 Team Ken vs. Team Austin vs. Team Julia 2019 All-Star Games match 2, game 2.
#7937, aired 2019-02-26 Team Ken vs. Team Austin vs. Team Julia 2019 All-Star Games match 2, continuation of game 1.
#7936, aired 2019-02-25 Team Ken vs. Team Austin vs. Team Julia 2019 All-Star Games match 2, game 1, Jeopardy! Round only.

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