## Final Jeopardy! Round statistics for Season 40

DJ! FinisherAll gamesRegular play games
1st116/233(49.79%)44/78(56.41%)
2nd108/233(46.35%)37/78(47.44%)
3rd92/218(42.20%)23/68(33.82%)
All316/684(46.20%)104/224(46.43%)

Number of regular play games in which two challengers played Final: 69

Out of those 69 games, number of games in which the returning champion at the far left lectern finished Double Jeopardy! with a zero or negative score: 1 (1.45%)

Out of those 69 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern gave the correct response: 32 (46.38%)

Out of those 32 games, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern also gave the correct response: 13 (40.63%)

Out of the 69 regular play games in which two challengers played Final, number of games in which the challenger at the middle lectern gave the correct response: 24 (34.78%)

Out of those 24 games, number of games in which the challenger at the far right lectern also gave the correct response: 13 (54.17%)

Out of the 68 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: 8 (11.76%)

Out of the 68 regular play games in which all three players (two of them challengers) played Final, number of correct Final responses given by challengers: 55 (40.44%)

Out of the 68 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: 13 (19.12%)

316 correct Final responses have been supplied out of 684 possible responses in the 233 archived games analyzed. This represents a 46.20% chance of supplying the correct Final response.

Out of the 48 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 47 times (97.92%).

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 218 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 43
RWW = 31
RRR = 30
RRW = 27
WRW = 25
WRR = 22
RWR = 21
WWR = 19

Distribution of Final responses by score position out of the 15 games in which two players played Final:

WW = 7
RW = 4
RR = 3
WR = 1

Distribution of Final responses by lectern position out of the 218 games in which all three players played Final:

WWW = 43
RWR = 33
RRR = 30
WWR = 27
RWW = 27
RRW = 22
WRW = 21
WRR = 15

The average winner's score amongst 233 archived games was \$22,038.

## Highest Final Jeopardy! wagers of Season 40

1.\$24,801Kat Jepson#9037, aired 2024-02-13SOUTHERN POLITICIANS\$28,000\$1,600RY
2.\$24,000Jilana Cotter#8968, aired 2023-11-08EXPLORERS\$24,000\$7,800W
3.\$21,999Luigi de Guzman#9049, aired 2024-02-29WORLD TRAVEL\$22,000-\$1,400RY
4.\$21,000Juveria Zaheer#9049, aired 2024-02-29WORLD TRAVEL\$23,400\$1,400W
5.\$20,400Stuart Crane#8971, aired 2023-11-13ICONIC BRANDS\$20,400-\$2,600R
\$20,400Yogesh Raut#9058, aired 2024-03-13BOOKS OF THE BIBLE\$20,400-\$26,400R
7.\$20,200Jen Jazwinski#8979, aired 2023-11-23SCIENCE ETYMOLOGY\$20,200-\$2,800RY
8.\$19,800Jesse Matheny#9044, aired 2024-02-22ON VACATION IN ITALY\$20,400\$10,100WY
9.\$18,999Allison Strekal#9014, aired 2024-01-11BRAND NAMES\$19,000\$800W
10.\$18,800Matt Harvey#9011, aired 2024-01-08STATE CAPITALS\$18,800-\$10,400RY