Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 10

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st46/88(52.27%)19/39(48.72%)
2nd41/88(46.59%)19/39(48.72%)
3rd45/88(51.14%)18/39(46.15%)
All132/264(50.00%)56/117(47.86%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 21

Out of those 21 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 0 (0.00%)

Out of those 21 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 7 (33.33%)

Out of those 7 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 5 (71.43%)

Out of the 21 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 11 (52.38%)

Out of those 11 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 5 (45.45%)

Out of the 21 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which all three players gave the correct response: 3 (14.29%)

Out of the 21 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 18 (42.86%)

Out of the 21 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of games in which none of the three players gave the correct response: 4 (19.05%)

132 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 264 possible responses in the 88 archived games analyzed. This represents a 50.00% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 31 regular play games in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy! did not have a lock and was not tied with another player, he or she wagered to cover the second-place player 27 times (87.10%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 88 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 19
WWW = 15
WRW = 13
RWR = 12
WWR = 10
RWW = 10
RRW = 5
WRR = 4

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 88 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 19
WWW = 15
WRW = 13
RWW = 11
WWR = 9
WRR = 8
RRW = 8
RWR = 5

The average winner's score amongst 88 archived games was $11,816.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 10

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$12,201Matt Morris#2190, aired 1994-02-25FAMOUS NAMES$13,800$1,300RY
2.$10,000Steve Ashworth#2157, aired 1994-01-11FAMOUS WOMEN$11,200$700RY
$10,000Keri Ellis#2241, aired 1994-05-09THE SUPREME COURT$11,200$2,100RY
4.$9,600Tom Nosek#2124, aired 1993-11-2520th CENTURY LEADERS$9,600$200RY
5.$9,399Walter Kramer#2207, aired 1994-03-22PLAYWRIGHTS$9,400-$1,000W
6.$9,100Amy Fine#2203, aired 1994-03-16LITERARY LANDMARKS$9,100-$600RY
7.$9,000Tom Rack#2081, aired 1993-09-27THE GREAT LAKES$9,300$400RY
$9,000Mike Shearn#2160, aired 1994-01-14LEGENDS$9,000$1,100W
$9,000Joe Clonick#2295, aired 1994-07-22U.S. PRESIDENTS$9,000-$3,800W
10.$8,901Jim Brachman#2293, aired 1994-07-20BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$10,100$600RY
11.$8,900Ferris Fletcher#2081, aired 1993-09-27THE GREAT LAKES$8,900-$400W
12.$8,601Leslie Frates#2130, aired 1993-12-03WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS$13,000$4,900W
13.$8,500Gary Walters#2083, aired 1993-09-29FLOWERS$8,600$100W
$8,500Damon Darlin#2203, aired 1994-03-16LITERARY LANDMARKS$9,700$600W
15.$8,401Tom Lakeman#2207, aired 1994-03-22PLAYWRIGHTS$10,400$1,000RY
16.$8,400Roberta Hyman#2083, aired 1993-09-29FLOWERS$8,500-$100W
17.$8,399Blaise Messinger#2156, aired 1994-01-10MONARCHS$8,400-$600W
18.$8,200Bart Thomas#2295, aired 1994-07-22U.S. PRESIDENTS$12,800$3,800WY
19.$8,102Sarah Jane Whitten#2241, aired 1994-05-09THE SUPREME COURT$9,100-$2,100R
20.$8,101Ed Schiffer#2117, aired 1993-11-16LITERARY TERMS$8,500$200RY
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