How to wager in Final Jeopardy!
September 2015: The fine folks at Jeopardy! asked me to put together an overview of wagering strategy. Click on the image below to check it out!
As of November 24, 2014, Jeopardy! now resolves all ties with a tiebreaker question, rather than by naming the players co-champions and having them both return the next day.
Since my original tutorials were based on the concept of wagering for the tie, I needed to revise them. I devised a new method, as well. (Here is the archive of tutorials, the basics of which are still useful.)
Part Two: Wagering for three players