Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 28

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st111/230(48.26%)90/180(50.00%)
2nd124/230(53.91%)97/180(53.89%)
3rd104/224(46.43%)80/174(45.98%)
All339/684(49.56%)267/534(50.00%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 172

Out of those 172 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 172 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 79 (45.93%)

Out of those 79 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 47 (59.49%)

Out of the 172 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 86 (50.00%)

Out of those 86 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 47 (54.65%)

Out of the 172 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: 36 (20.93%)

Out of the 172 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 165 (47.97%)

Out of the 172 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: 32 (18.60%)

339 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 684 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 49.56% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 140 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 126 times (90.00%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 224 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 46
WWW = 46
WRW = 33
RRW = 23
WWR = 22
RWR = 19
RWW = 18
WRR = 17

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 6 games in which two players played Final:

RR = 4
RW = 1
WR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 224 games in which all three players played Final:

RRR = 46
WWW = 46
WRW = 26
RWW = 24
WWR = 23
RRW = 22
RWR = 21
WRR = 16

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $21,074.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 28

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$28,000Elyse Mancuso#6375, aired 2012-05-11AMERICAN HISTORY$28,400$13,000RY
2.$20,200Roger Craig#6239, aired 2011-11-03COUNTRIES' HIGHEST PEAKS$39,800$31,000WY
3.$20,000Elyse Mancuso#6372, aired 2012-05-08ANCIENT LANDMARKS$20,800$1,000RY
4.$19,800Evan Eschliman#6372, aired 2012-05-08ANCIENT LANDMARKS$19,800-$1,000R
5.$19,511Matthew Cline#6431, aired 2012-07-30NOTABLE AMERICANS$21,290$890RY
6.$19,401Janemarie Cloutier#6273, aired 2011-12-21THE NFL$20,200$400W
7.$19,200Liz Greenwood#6228, aired 2011-10-19THE 20th CENTURY$20,400$600W
8.$19,000Steven Maio#6253, aired 2011-11-23AMERICAN WOMEN$19,200-$4,200R
9.$18,600Boomie Aglietti#6269, aired 2011-12-15AMERICAN AUTHORS$18,600$0W
$18,600Beth Watkins#6269, aired 2011-12-15AMERICAN AUTHORS$18,600$0RY
11.$18,000Lukas Sherman#6404, aired 2012-06-21UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES$21,400$4,000W
12.$17,601Catherine Briley#6371, aired 2012-05-07ON THE PERIODIC TABLE$18,000$400RY
13.$17,600Balaji Narain#6230, aired 2011-10-21CHILDREN'S LITERATURE$17,800-$1,800RY
14.$17,398Kathy Wright#6397, aired 2012-06-12AUTHORS$21,000$1,800RY
15.$17,358David Menchaca#6404, aired 2012-06-21UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES$17,400-$4,000W
16.$16,800Emily Gifford#6237, aired 2011-11-01CHILDREN'S LIT$17,000-$10,800RY
$16,800Kathy Wright#6399, aired 2012-06-14U.S. TOP-SELLING ALBUMS$20,000$1,600W
18.$16,500Joon Pahk#6218, aired 2011-10-05LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS$16,600$200RY
19.$16,499Patrick Rostock#6278, aired 2011-12-28BUSINESS HISTORY$21,600$3,200W
20.$16,401Bob Powell#6296, aired 2012-01-23AMERICAN HISTORY$17,200$800W
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