Wagering calculator

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

First equals twice third with second crushing third

Colette: Wager all $2,600 if you have confidence in your Final-solving abilities or Tom's wagering abilities. If neither, a wager of $2,400 is good for at least the extra prize potential of a second-place finish (if Kerry misses Final) and can possibly score the win if Tom goofs in wagering. Importantly, this latter wager ties Kerry should Kerry wager $5,000 but give the incorrect response.

Tom: While a wager of all $5,100 may be a rational possibility (since it has the potential to tie Kerry if you both get Final right), your more optimal choice is to wager $100. Don't fall into the trap of making the Four-fifths Rule wager of $201, because if Colette wagers $2,400, you may fall behind, and in this case it's more important to stay ahead of Colette than to reap the small benefit your 4/5ths position offers.

Kerry: Wager $5,000--wagering any more risks falling behind Colette's wager of $2,400.

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