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PRIOR LAKE, Minn. - A Minnesota man says he could have done better on his recent stint on "Jeopardy," but he's certainly pleased with his $59,800 in winnings.
The episodes featuring Kirby Burnett of Prior Lake aired this week after being taped in November. He won $27,600 in the first game and $30,200 in the second. He was dethroned on the next show and given $2,000 for second place.
Burnett says he had a nice little run. He says he could have done better, but he also could have done much worse.
The 57-year-old is a card dealer at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. He tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune he has always been a competitive games person, once winning $1,200 in a national chess tournament and $11,000 in a poker tournament.
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