Wagering calculator

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

First equals twice third with second crushing third

Gila: Wager all $7,600 if you have confidence in your Final-solving abilities or Diane's wagering abilities. If neither, a wager of $3,200 is good for at least the extra prize potential of a second-place finish (if Andrew misses Final) and can possibly score the win if Diane goofs in wagering. Importantly, this latter wager ties Andrew should Andrew wager $10,800 but give the incorrect response.

Diane: While a wager of all $13,000 may be a rational possibility (since it has the potential to tie Andrew if you both get Final right), your more optimal choice is to wager $2,200. Don't fall into the trap of making the Four-fifths Rule wager of $4,401, because if Gila wagers $3,200, you may fall behind, and in this case it's more important to stay ahead of Gila than to reap the small benefit your 4/5ths position offers.

Andrew: Wager $10,800--wagering any more risks falling behind Gila's wager of $3,200.

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