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'Jeopardy!' champ out of WSOP


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LAS VEGAS (AP) ''Jeopardy!'' champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer didn't have as much success in his first appearance at two World Series of Poker events in Las Vegas.

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Tournament spokesman Seth Palansky said Tuesday that Holzhauer and Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton played about five hours Monday before finishing out of the money in a tag-team tournament.

That was Holzhauer's second event of the day.

Earlier, the 32-time ''Jeopardy!'' winner finished short of the prize pool in 454th place among some1,800 entrants in a No-Limit Hold'em tournament.

Holzhauer had planned donate half of any winnings to a Las Vegas nonprofit for homeless high school students.

Holzhauer won more than $2.4 million on the TV game show.

He has made several donations to charities in recent weeks.

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