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

Emily: Too bad for you, Emily, your score is less than Ellen's score minus Hans'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.

Hans: You ought to wager between $3,801 (venusian) and $5,400 (martian), thereby safely covering a $0 bet by Ellen.

Ellen: Wager $9,201 to cover Hans, but no more than $13,199 so as not to fall behind Emily's doubled score. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $5,601.

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