Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 19

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st100/227(44.05%)75/183(40.98%)
2nd107/227(47.14%)80/183(43.72%)
3rd95/209(45.45%)75/169(44.38%)
All302/663(45.55%)230/535(42.99%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 170

Out of those 170 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left podium finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 3 (1.76%)

Out of those 170 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 77 (45.29%)

Out of those 77 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 35 (45.45%)

Out of the 170 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 71 (41.76%)

Out of those 71 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 35 (49.30%)

Out of the 167 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: 23 (13.77%)

Out of the 167 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 146 (43.71%)

Out of the 167 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: 45 (26.95%)

302 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 663 possible responses in the 227 archived games analyzed. This represents a 45.55% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 123 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 106 times (86.18%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 209 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 54
RRR = 33
RRW = 27
WWR = 24
WRR = 23
WRW = 19
RWR = 15
RWW = 14

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 18 games in which two players played Final:

RW = 7
WW = 6
RR = 4
WR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 209 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 54
RRR = 33
RRW = 26
WWR = 23
RWR = 22
WRW = 20
WRR = 17
RWW = 14

The average winner's score amongst 227 archived games was $18,654.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 19

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$21,500Rene Bender#4348, aired 2003-06-25TELEVISION$21,600-$2,000W
2.$20,599Myron Meyer#4140, aired 2002-09-06SPORTS STARS$20,600-$12,600W
3.$20,000Tyler Allard#4255, aired 2003-02-14FAMOUS AMERICANS$30,000$10,200W
4.$19,601Brian Weikle#4320, aired 2003-05-16DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNERS$22,000$4,800RY
5.$18,601Luis Cordon#4284, aired 2003-03-27BESTSELLING AUTHORS$19,400$400W
6.$18,500Seth Alcorn#4348, aired 2003-06-25TELEVISION$23,600$2,000RY
7.$18,400Ina Jazic#4226, aired 2003-01-06STATE CAPITALS$18,400-$2,000W
8.$17,999Heather Townsend#4169, aired 2002-10-17MODERN-DAY KNIGHTS$18,000-$3,000W
9.$17,399Matt Caruso#4304, aired 2003-04-24POLITICAL JARGON$31,400$24,400RY
10.$17,200Cathy Royal#4160, aired 2002-10-04U.S. PRESIDENTS$17,200-$800W
$17,200Katie Orphan#4193, aired 2002-11-20AMERICANA$17,200-$9,000W
$17,200Mark Dawson#4320, aired 2003-05-16DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNERS$17,200-$4,800R
13.$16,500Mark Brown#4160, aired 2002-10-04U.S. PRESIDENTS$18,000$800WY
14.$16,400Max Wagner#4226, aired 2003-01-06STATE CAPITALS$20,400$2,000RY
15.$16,299Mark Brown#4316, aired 2003-05-12MOVIE INDUSTRY HISTORY$16,400-$400W
16.$16,200Chris Matthews#4309, aired 2003-05-01GOVERNMENT AGENCIES$16,200$3,200RY
17.$16,001Brian Weikle#4316, aired 2003-05-12MOVIE INDUSTRY HISTORY$16,800$400WY
18.$16,000Merlin DeTardo#4138, aired 2002-09-04NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS$16,000$1,400W
$16,000Hal Sparks#4306, aired 2003-04-28TRANSPORTATION$16,000-$1,600RY
20.$15,601Teresa Peachey#4158, aired 2002-10-02BROADWAY STARS$17,200$800W
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