Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 30

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st112/230(48.70%)86/175(49.14%)
2nd109/230(47.39%)77/175(44.00%)
3rd87/217(40.09%)59/166(35.54%)
All308/677(45.49%)222/516(43.02%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 165

Out of those 165 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 165 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium gave the correct response: 65 (39.39%)

Out of those 65 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium also gave the correct response: 33 (50.77%)

Out of the 165 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle podium gave the correct response: 67 (40.61%)

Out of those 67 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right podium also gave the correct response: 33 (49.25%)

Out of the 165 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: 27 (16.36%)

Out of the 165 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 132 (40.00%)

Out of the 165 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 (27.27%)

308 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 677 possible responses in the 230 archived games analyzed. This represents a 45.49% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 121 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 96 times (79.34%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 217 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 55
RRR = 40
RWW = 26
WRW = 25
RRW = 24
WWR = 16
WRR = 16
RWR = 15

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 13 games in which two players played Final:

RW = 6
WW = 3
WR = 3
RR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by podium position out of the 217 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 55
RRR = 40
RRW = 29
WWR = 27
RWW = 25
WRW = 15
WRR = 13
RWR = 13

The average winner's score amongst 230 archived games was $19,812.

Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 30

WagerPlayer nameGameCategoryScoreLeadResponseWin
1.$21,000Cooper Lair#6892, aired 2014-07-29DAYS OF THE WEEK$23,200$1,400RY
2.$20,000Shloka Ananthanarayanan#6872, aired 2014-07-01THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE$20,400$800W
3.$19,600Jeff Xie#6895, aired 2014-08-01AWARDS & HONORS$19,600$4,000RY
4.$18,400Julie Singer#6762, aired 2014-01-28LITERARY QUOTES$18,600-$1,400W
5.$17,999Damian Henri#6679, aired 2013-10-03CHILDREN'S BOOK SERIES$18,000$800RY
6.$17,200Rohit Dewan#6679, aired 2013-10-03CHILDREN'S BOOK SERIES$17,200-$800R
$17,200Arthur Chu#6762, aired 2014-01-28LITERARY QUOTES$20,000$1,400RY
8.$16,801Whitney Marshall#6860, aired 2014-06-13FOREIGN AFFAIRS$20,000$1,600W
9.$16,700Chuck Forrest#6766, aired 2014-02-03PRESIDENTS & FIRST LADIES$16,700-$1,800RY
10.$16,500India Cooper#6766, aired 2014-02-03PRESIDENTS & FIRST LADIES$18,500$1,800W
11.$15,795Joe Taglic#6892, aired 2014-07-29DAYS OF THE WEEK$21,800-$1,400R
12.$15,600Steven Durham#6721, aired 2013-12-02POP GROUPS$15,700$100W
13.$15,500Maura DeGrande#6721, aired 2013-12-02POP GROUPS$15,600-$100W
$15,500Troy Senik#6864, aired 2014-06-19BUSINESS & INDUSTRY$16,000$800W
15.$15,400Cooper Lair#6895, aired 2014-08-01AWARDS & HONORS$15,600-$4,000R
16.$15,201Carlos Ross#6722, aired 2013-12-03THE INTERNET$19,600$2,200RY
17.$15,101James Cross#6695, aired 2013-10-25EUROPEAN LITERATURE$16,500$700W
18.$15,001Scott Claremon#6722, aired 2013-12-03THE INTERNET$17,400-$2,200R
19.$15,000Phoebe Juel#6769, aired 2014-02-06COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD$17,100$3,100W
$15,000Maria Wenglinsky#6810, aired 2014-04-0420th CENTURY NOVEL QUOTES$18,100$2,400W
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