Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters (exactly) for first place

Weak form of Shore's Conjecture

Jackie: Too bad for you, you've got less money than the difference between Don's and Myron's scores, so unless they both blunder, you're competing for second place and have no hopes of first. You can wager as much as you feel like, but since you'll have better chances of advancing to second place if you have a larger sum left over on a Triple Stumper, a wager of $0 is a perfectly acceptable bet.

Myron: Your best bet is $2,100.

Don: Wager $4,200. If Myron bets to tie your $0 bet with a wager of $2,100, Myron would fall to $4,200 on a miss, and would beat you out by a dollar if you were to bet to cover and were also stumped. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $1,201.

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