Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Josh: If you think Ben is going to wager to cover you, try wagering less than $700 to beat Rachel and Ben on the Triple Stumper; or, if you think Ben is going to wager small in hopes of a Triple Stumper, wager between $4,701 (venusian, to top a $0 wager by Ben) and $10,100 (martian, which may win in some cases but may also risk dropping you from second to third place if you get Final wrong).

Ben: You're faced with a legitimate choice in strategy. You can either choose to cover Josh, hoping that you give the correct response and Rachel doesn't, in which case you'll want to wager $5,401 to cover Josh's doubled score, but no more than $12,000 if you want to top Rachel on a Triple Stumper; or bet up to $4,699 and win if both Rachel and Josh miss Final.

Rachel: Wager $13,401 to cover Ben.

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