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 Kirstin is going to wager to cover you, try wagering less than $1,700 to beat Bernie and Kirstin on the Triple Stumper; or, if you think Kirstin is going to wager small in hopes of a Triple Stumper, wager between $1,801 (venusian, to top a $0 wager by Kirstin) and $5,300 (martian, which may win in some cases but may also risk dropping you from second to third place if you get Final wrong).

Kirstin: You're faced with a legitimate choice in strategy. You can either choose to cover Jim, hoping that you give the correct response and Bernie doesn't, in which case you'll want to wager $3,501 to cover Jim's doubled score, but no more than $4,100 if you want to top Bernie on a Triple Stumper; or bet up to $1,799 and win if both Bernie and Jim miss Final.

Bernie: Wager $5,601 to cover Kirstin.

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