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'Jeopardy!' champ Julia Collins scores 19th win, ties for No. 2 in victories behind Jennings

Julia Collins, 31, of Wilmette, Ill., is seen in Chicago on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, after an interview with The Associated Press. On the episode of the TV show

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Julia Collins, 31, of Wilmette, Ill., is seen in Chicago on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, after an interview with The Associated Press. On the episode of the TV show "Jeopardy!" that aired Tuesday, May 27, Collins became the third person in "Jeopardy!" history to win as many as 17 consecutive non-tournament games, earning her a total of $372,700 and making her the show's winningest woman. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins is keeping her winning streak alive.

The TV game show says Collins scored her 19th consecutive victory on Thursday's contest. That puts her in a second-place tie for most consecutive non-tournament wins.

She shares the No. 2 spot with season 22 contestant David Madden. The top "Jeopardy!" player is Ken Jennings, who won 74 straight games in season 21 for a total of $2.5 million.

The 31-year-old Collins' latest victory pushed her cash prize total to $410,000.

The Chicago-area resident already has set another record: She's won more games and more money than any other female contestant.

Collins began taping her "Jeopardy!" appearances in January but remained mum about the outcome — although she did quit her business consultant job.

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