A $3.2-million winner from Los Angeles, California...

Brad Rutter

"In 2000, he became a 5-time champion and went on to win three of Jeopardy!'s most prestigious tournaments, earning a record $3.2 million. Ladies and gentlemen..."
"He has never been defeated, and his winnings of more than $3.2 million make him Jeopardy!'s all-time biggest money winner. From Los Angeles, California, here's..."

2014 Battle of the Decades winner: $1,000,000.
2011 IBM Challenge 2nd runner-up: $100,000 + $100,000 to the Lancaster County Community Foundation.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Nifty Nine (players with byes into Round 2) member, Elite Eighteen (Round 2 winners) member, Sweet Six (Round 3 winners) member, and winner: $2,115,000.
2002 Million Dollar Masters tournament winner: $1,000,000.
2001 Tournament of Champions winner: $100,000.
Season 17 5-time champion: $55,102.

Former host of InQuizitive with Brad Rutter. [Dead link]

Brad also appeared on Grand Slam in 2007. He began as the top seed in the tournament because of his holding the all-time game show winnings record. He made it to the quarterfinal round, in which he was eliminated from the tournament in his loss to Who Wants to Be a Millionaire $500,000 winner Ogi Ogas.

Brad shared a $600,000 prize with Ethan Brosowsky and his "pub quiz" team comprising Ethan, Brad, Alan Bailey, Jonathan Dinerstein, Adam Stein, and Rebecca Ward on Million Dollar Mind Game aired 2011-11-27. The players met each other at O'Brien's Irish Pub Quiz in Santa Monica, California. The players unanimously opted to end the game at the $600,000 level rather than proceed to the million dollar question and risk losing all their winnings.

Brad appeared in the following 3 archived games:
#6088, aired 2011-02-16 Ken Jennings vs. Watson vs. Brad Rutter The IBM Challenge game 2.
#6087, aired 2011-02-15 Ken Jennings vs. Watson vs. Brad Rutter The IBM Challenge, continuation of game 1.
#6086, aired 2011-02-14 Ken Jennings vs. Watson vs. Brad Rutter The IBM Challenge game 1, Jeopardy! Round only.
Brad previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Brad Rutter in the following 7 archived games:
#4783, aired 2005-05-25 Ken Jennings vs. Jerome Vered vs. Brad Rutter 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 5, game 3.
#4782, aired 2005-05-24 Brad Rutter vs. Ken Jennings vs. Jerome Vered 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 5, game 2.
#4781, aired 2005-05-23 Jerome Vered vs. Brad Rutter vs. Ken Jennings 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 5, game 1.
#4780, aired 2005-05-20 Brad Rutter vs. John Cuthbertson vs. Chris Miller 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 4, game 4.
#4779, aired 2005-05-19 Brad Rutter vs. Chris Miller vs. John Cuthbertson 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 4, game 3.
#4771, aired 2005-05-09 Steve Chernicoff vs. Brad Rutter vs. Michael Rooney 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 3, game 1.
#4764, aired 2005-04-28 John Beck vs. Brad Rutter vs. Bruce Naegeli 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 2, game 12.
Brad would later appear on Jeopardy! as Brad Rutter 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.
#6837, aired 2014-05-13 Brad Rutter vs. Tom Cubbage vs. Leszek Pawlowicz Battle of the Decades semifinal game 2.
#6833, aired 2014-05-07 Mark Lowenthal vs. Brad Rutter vs. Dan Pawson Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 3.
#6790, aired 2014-03-07 Jill Bunzendahl Chimka vs. Mike DupĂ©e vs. Brad Rutter Battle of the Decades: The 1990s game 5.

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