Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Jim: If you think Terry is going to wager to cover you, try wagering less than $1,000 to beat Roger and Terry on the Triple Stumper; or, if you think Terry is going to wager small in hopes of a Triple Stumper, wager between $1,901 (venusian, to top a $0 wager by Terry) and $4,800 (martian, which may win in some cases but may also risk dropping you from second to third place if you get Final wrong).

Terry: You're faced with a legitimate choice in strategy. You can either choose to cover Jim, hoping that you give the correct response and Roger doesn't, in which case you'll want to wager $2,901 to cover Jim's doubled score, but no more than $6,300 if you want to top Roger on a Triple Stumper; or bet up to $1,899 and win if both Roger and Jim miss Final.

Roger: Wager $6,501 to cover Terry.

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