Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Intermediate form of Shore's Conjecture

Julia: You just can't cover a rational wager by Scott, nor can you win on a Triple Stumper. Improve your situation by wagering everything but a few bucks--and then getting Final right!

Scott: Your score is within 4/5ths of Mike's, so wager between $8,001 (venusian) and $8,599 (martian), beating Mike's maximum safe bet of the difference between your scores while still covering against a doubled score on Julia's part.

Mike: Wager $17,001 to cover Scott. Or, you could try out a Shoretegic bet of $4,601.

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