Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Weak form of Shore's Conjecture

Mariah: Unfortunately, your score is less than the difference between the scores of the first and second place players, so unless they both blunder, you're competing for second place and have no hopes of first. 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.

Aaron: You'll want to wager between $0 (venusian) and $1,000 (martian), and you'll win the game if Jake wagers enough and gets it wrong.

Jake: Wager $7,401 to cover Aaron, but no more than $15,399 so as not to fall behind Mariah's doubled score. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $2,601.

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.