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Oakland Resident Amy Schneider Becomes First Woman to Win Over $1 Million on 'Jeopardy!'

LOS ANGELES (CBS News) -- Amy Schneider continued to break "Jeopardy!" records with her 28th victory on Friday night, becoming the first woman in the show's history to win more than $1 million in cumulative prize money.

Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California, is one of only four people to have ever broken the $1 million mark on the quiz show in regular-season play.

Since beginning her streak late last year, Schneider has won more games and more money than any other female contestant in the show's history. Only three other contestants — Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer and Matt Amodio — have won more games and more money in the regular season.

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