Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Joe: If you think John is going to wager to cover you, try wagering less than $1,200 to beat Alyssa and John on the Triple Stumper; or, if you think John is going to wager small in hopes of a Triple Stumper, wager between $3,001 (venusian, to top a $0 wager by John) and $7,200 (martian, which may win in some cases but may also risk dropping you from second to third place if you get Final wrong).

John: You're faced with a legitimate choice in strategy. You can either choose to cover Joe, hoping that you give the correct response and Alyssa doesn't, in which case you'll want to wager $4,201 to cover Joe's doubled score, but no more than $7,200 if you want to top Alyssa on a Triple Stumper; or bet up to $2,999 and win if both Alyssa and Joe miss Final.

Alyssa: Wager $8,701 to cover John.

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