Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 10

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st40/75(53.33%)19/39(48.72%)
2nd38/75(50.67%)19/39(48.72%)
3rd38/75(50.67%)18/39(46.15%)
All116/225(51.56%)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%)

116 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 225 possible responses in the 75 archived games analyzed. This represents a 51.56% 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 75 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 17
WRW = 13
WWR = 10
RWW = 10
WWW = 9
RWR = 8
RRW = 5
WRR = 3

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 75 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 17
WRW = 13
RWW = 11
WWR = 9
WWW = 9
WRR = 6
RRW = 6
RWR = 4

The average winner's score amongst 75 archived games was $11,947.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 10

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$12,201Matt Morris#2185, aired 1994-02-18FAMOUS 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.$8,900Ferris Fletcher#2081, aired 1993-09-27THE GREAT LAKES$8,900-$400W
10.$8,601Leslie Frates#2130, aired 1993-12-03WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS$13,000$4,900W
11.$8,500Gary Walters#2083, aired 1993-09-29FLOWERS$8,600$100W
$8,500Damon Darlin#2203, aired 1994-03-16LITERARY LANDMARKS$9,700$600W
13.$8,401Tom Lakeman#2207, aired 1994-03-22PLAYWRIGHTS$10,400$1,000RY
14.$8,400Roberta Hyman#2083, aired 1993-09-29FLOWERS$8,500-$100W
15.$8,399Blaise Messinger#2156, aired 1994-01-10MONARCHS$8,400-$600W
16.$8,102Sarah Jane Whitten#2241, aired 1994-05-09THE SUPREME COURT$9,100-$2,100R
17.$8,101Ed Schiffer#2117, aired 1993-11-16LITERARY TERMS$8,500$200RY
18.$8,100Frank Spangenberg#2130, aired 1993-12-03WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS$8,100-$4,900RY
19.$8,000Graydon Hazenberg#2156, aired 1994-01-10MONARCHS$9,000$600RY
$8,000Steve Nickerson#2205, aired 1994-03-18MASCULINE NAMES$8,600$300W
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