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Who won Jeopardy! tonight? September 28, 2022, Wednesday

One of the most popular syndicated game shows on television, Danger!Returns with a new episode on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

Season 39 of the series began on September 12, 2022 with Luigi de Guzmán, the winner of the last episode of the previous season.

However, the winning streak currently belongs to David Sibley, who returns on Wednesday’s episode after scoring two wins this week. The Episcopal priest of Walla, Washington has a net worth of $44,200 for two days.

In the latest episode, David played against two new players – Sam Wang, a statistics professor from Ithaca, New York, and Emily Hackberth, a middle school counselor from Ames, Iowa.

Today’s Danger! Winner, David Sibley

David Sibley’s second round score was the only reason for his win today.

The first round categories were Off to New England, Hatchet Man, History, One-Named Rock Stars, Material and I Long for Long ‘You’.

David finished third in the first round. He gave 10 correct answers and four incorrect answers to the $2,200 bank. Sam Wang gave nine correct answers and two incorrect answers, earning $2,600.

The winner of the first round was Emily Hackberth, who answered 14 questions correctly, one of which was a True Daily Double. With zero wrong answers, he earned $7,600 points.

In the second round, the categories were Cliff Notes, A Letter Than a Word, The Wright Brothers, The Actors Studio, Naturalists, and And the State Goes Too.

Sam and Emily put in their best effort in the Double Japardy round but could not cross David’s score. On the other hand, he banked $7,800 (Sam) and $8,800 (Emily). David got two daily doubles and 11 correct answers, and scored $14,600.

The final Jeopardy round was tough as none of the players could give the correct answer. However, Sam and Emily had lower scores than David’s, so they could not beat him in the final round. David played tactfully as he bet a small amount to retain the upper hand.

So, David Sibley won Danger! today.

David Sibley: Tonight's winner (Image via Risk)
David Sibley: Tonight’s winner (Image via Risk)

The last Danger! result today

The final round category in the September 28 episode was “World Rivers” and the clue read:

“These two rivers share the names of countries, end with the same four syllables, and both join with the Paraná River.”

The correct answer to the last question was Uruguay and Paraguay.

None of the players gave the correct answer. Watch the final results of Wednesday’s episode here:

David Sibley: $14,600 – $3,001 = $11,599 (What is Peru + Ecuador?) (3-day total: $55,799)

Emily Hackbarth: $8,800 – $6,000 = $2,800 (Panama + What?)

Sam Wang: $7,800 – $7,700 = $100 (What are Congo and Zimbabwe?)

With today’s win, David became the three-day champion with a total score of $55,799. He will return in the next episode to defend his victory against two new players. Only time will tell whether he can maintain his winning streak or not.

According to St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Walla Walla, David is a rector who works towards the “spiritual development” of the people. The South Carolina native completed her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in chemistry from Furman University in Greenville. He loves sports and is married to Emily, a native of western Washington.

next episode of Danger! Season 39, hosted by Ken Jennings, will air on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

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