Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Virginia: If you think Jeff is going to wager to cover you, try wagering less than $1,200 to beat Doug and Jeff on the Triple Stumper; or, if you think Jeff is going to wager small in hopes of a Triple Stumper, wager between $1,801 (venusian, to top a $0 wager by Jeff) 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).

Jeff: You're faced with a legitimate choice in strategy. You can either choose to cover Virginia, hoping that you give the correct response and Doug doesn't, in which case you'll want to wager $3,001 to cover Virginia's doubled score, but no more than $5,000 if you want to top Doug on a Triple Stumper; or bet up to $1,799 and win if both Doug and Virginia miss Final.

Doug: Wager $5,801 to cover Jeff.

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