Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Weak form of Shore's Conjecture

Ken: Too bad for you, Ken, your score is less than Jeff's score minus John's score. Unless they both commit an egregious wagering error, you've no hope of moving into first place. Wager as much as you desire, but remember, you'll have better chances of advancing to second place if you have a larger sum left over on a Triple Stumper.

John: Since you're within 4/5ths of Jeff's score, you should wager between $2,601 (venusian) and $4,400 (martian), beating Jeff's maximum safe bet of the difference between your scores.

Jeff: Wager $5,701 to cover John, but no more than $7,499 so as not to fall behind Ken's doubled score. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $4,901.

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