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Michael Rankins

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 winner: $41,601. Lost to Grace Veach along with Brian Weikle.
1990 Super Jeopardy! quarterfinalist: $5,000.
1988 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 4 5-time champion: $52,098.

Won $5,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on 2016-12-05 and 2016-12-06.

Michael won $162,500 on The Chase with Daniel Donohue on 2021-01-28, facing James Holzhauer as their chaser, while on the same show Ketty Pan was caught in the Head to Head round.

Web site at swanshadow.com.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: SwanShadow

Michael appeared in the following 5 archived games:
#884, aired 1988-06-09 Michael Rankins vs. Kristie Ackerman vs. Richard Fond Michael Rankins game 5.
#883, aired 1988-06-08 Michael Rankins vs. Paul Donnelly vs. Naomi Yavneh Michael Rankins game 4.
#882, aired 1988-06-07 Michael Rankins vs. Bill Henner vs. Steve Silva Michael Rankins game 3.
#881, aired 1988-06-06 Michael Rankins vs. Margaret Bellisario vs. Mark Meyerson Michael Rankins game 2.
#880, aired 1988-06-03 Jack Koenig vs. Michael Rankins vs. Tom Hudak Michael Rankins game 1.
Michael would later appear on Jeopardy! as Michael Rankins in the following 2 archived games:
#966, aired 1988-11-14 Michael Rankins vs. Kate Waits vs. Mark Lowenthal 1988 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#963, aired 1988-11-09 Steven Popper vs. Michael Rankins vs. Peggy Kennedy 1988 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.

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