Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Weak form of Shore's Conjecture

Nate: Too bad for you, Nate, your score is less than Max's score minus Melanie's score. Unless they both commit an egregious wagering error, you've no hope of moving into first place. Wager as much as you desire, but remember, you'll have better chances of advancing to second place if you have a larger sum left over on a Triple Stumper.

Melanie: You ought to wager between $3,601 (venusian) and $4,400 (martian), thereby safely covering a $0 bet by Max.

Max: Wager $8,001 to cover Melanie, but no more than $12,399 so as not to fall behind Nate's doubled score. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $5,201.

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