He was never tied. The next person has way less Jeopardy winnings
Ken JenningsKen Jennings
On November 30 2004 Ken Jennings Lost to Nancy Zerg see related links There is also a link to Ken Jennings Jeopardy Archive Page
Ken Jennings received $300,00 for second place and Brad Rutter received $200,000 for third place. Both Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter will be giving half of there winnings to charity
74 games by Ken Jennings
In the year 2004, Ken Jennings won 74 consecutive games on Jeopardy. In his 75th appearance, he was beaten by Nancy Zerg, who finished the day with $14,401 to Jennings' final total of $8,799.
Jennings won 74 Jeopardy! games before he was defeated by challenger Nancy Zerg on his 75th appearance.
75 games for Ken Jennings
Ken Jennings won 74 straight games before losing in game 75.
74 games - by Ken Jennings.
Ken Jennings losing on the 75th Game