James Holzhauer, the professional sports gambler and now unbelievably-successful "Jeopardy!" constant, has been a force that has yet to be defeated. Claiming over 30 victories thus far has pushed him over the $2 million mark, and even more impressively, it has brought him within $150,000 of beating the record set by contestant Ken Jennings.

How quickly could he surpass the “Jeopardy!” legend? If Holzhauer continues at the pace at which he has played thus far he could break the record within days, according to USA Today. Holzhauer has been able to ascend to this impressive level by implementing a unique strategy of both targeting clues with higher values and making huge wages that make the viewers at home yell “WHAT” at their televisions.

Only Jennings and Holzhauer have been able to amass more than $2 million in non-tournament winnings. The difference is that Holzhauer has been able to do it in half the time. Jennings, however, is rooting for him.

In an opinion piece for The Washington Post, Jennings said he is in full support of Holzhauer potentially breaking his record. “We are seeing history made in front of our eyes, the 'Jeopardy!' equivalent of a basketball player notching 70-point games for an entire season or a baseball player hitting for the cycle in every game,” he wrote.

The only thing that bothers Jennings about potentially losing the throne is that people refer to him as “Jeopardy James”. When speaking about this to “Good Morning America’s” Amy Robach he said, “I’m like, ‘No, no, no, no. I’m that guy. You can't put ‘Jeopardy!’ in front of his name.”

With a smiled he added, “I used to be the ‘Jeopardy!’ guy!”

Only time will tell how long Holzhauer can sustain this pace, but long live the king, James Holzhauer.

"Jeopardy James" Hozhauer
"Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer of Nevada sounds a siren in the Castle before the start of Game Six of the Western Conference First Round between the San Jose Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Ethan Miller/Getty Images
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