Wagering calculator

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

First equals twice third with second crushing third

Abby: Wager all $3,400 if you have confidence in your Final-solving abilities or Dave's wagering abilities. If neither, a wager of $2,600 is good for at least the extra prize potential of a second-place finish (if Jonathan misses Final) and can possibly score the win if Dave goofs in wagering. Importantly, this latter wager ties Jonathan should Jonathan wager $6,000 but give the incorrect response.

Dave: While a wager of all $6,400 may be a rational possibility (since it has the potential to tie Jonathan if you both get Final right), your more optimal choice is to wager $400. Don't fall into the trap of making the Four-fifths Rule wager of $801, because if Abby wagers $2,600, you may fall behind, and in this case it's more important to stay ahead of Abby than to reap the small benefit your 4/5ths position offers.

Jonathan: Wager $6,000--wagering any more risks falling behind Abby's wager of $2,600.

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