Wagering calculator

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

First equals twice third with second crushing third

David: Wager all $4,100 if you have confidence in your Final-solving abilities or Andy's wagering abilities. If neither, a wager of $2,300 is good for at least the extra prize potential of a second-place finish (if Dan misses Final) and can possibly score the win if Andy goofs in wagering. Importantly, this latter wager ties Dan should Dan wager $6,400 but give the incorrect response.

Andy: While a wager of all $7,300 may be a rational possibility (since it has the potential to tie Dan if you both get Final right), your more optimal choice is to wager $900. Don't fall into the trap of making the Four-fifths Rule wager of $1,801, because if David wagers $2,300, you may fall behind, and in this case it's more important to stay ahead of David than to reap the small benefit your 4/5ths position offers.

Dan: Wager $6,400--wagering any more risks falling behind David's wager of $2,300.

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