Wagering calculator

Enter three post-DJ! Round scores below to see wagering suggestions for each player.

First equals twice third with second crushing third

Charles: Wager all $5,000 if you have confidence in your Final-solving abilities or Phil's wagering abilities. If neither, a wager of $2,200 is good for at least the extra prize potential of a second-place finish (if Kerrie misses Final) and can possibly score the win if Phil goofs in wagering. Importantly, this latter wager ties Kerrie should Kerrie wager $7,200 but give the incorrect response.

Phil: While a wager of all $8,600 may be a rational possibility (since it has the potential to tie Kerrie if you both get Final right), your more optimal choice is to wager $1,400. Don't fall into the trap of making the Four-fifths Rule wager of $2,801, because if Charles wagers $2,200, you may fall behind, and in this case it's more important to stay ahead of Charles than to reap the small benefit your 4/5ths position offers.

Kerrie: Wager $7,200--wagering any more risks falling behind Charles's wager of $2,200.

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