Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Weak form of Shore's Conjecture

Melissa: Too bad for you, Melissa, your score is less than Tal's score minus Lisa'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.

Lisa: You ought to wager between $4,801 (venusian) and $5,600 (martian), thereby safely covering a $0 bet by Tal.

Tal: Wager $10,401 to cover Lisa, but no more than $12,399 so as not to fall behind Melissa's doubled score. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $2,801.

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