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

Sean: Too bad for you, Sean, your score is less than Dan's score minus Julie'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.

Julie: Since you're within 4/5ths of Dan's score, you should wager between $5,601 (venusian) and $7,800 (martian), beating Dan's maximum safe bet of the difference between your scores.

Dan: Wager $10,601 to cover Julie, but no more than $14,599 so as not to fall behind Sean's doubled score. If you're a fan of shoretegic wagering, you might risk $9,001.

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