Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Strong form of Shore's Conjecture

Matt: There's no way you can cover a rational wager by Becca, but if Becca decides for some reason to wager everything, you can eke out a win on a Triple Stumper if you wager no more than $1,400.

Becca: Your score is within 4/5ths of Josh's, so wager between $2,001 (venusian) and $4,399 (martian), beating Josh's maximum safe bet of the difference between your scores while still covering against a doubled score on Matt's part.

Josh: Wager $10,201 to cover Becca. If you feel like using Shoretegy, try wagering $3,401.

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