Jeopokerdy!

{Jeopokerdy! intro theme song plays…}

[TV Announcer] “This is Jeopokerdy! Let’s meet today’s contestants. A poker pro from Portsmouth, New Hampshire,… Adam Wigginton. An amateur from Twin Falls, Idaho,… Pierce Bailey. And our returning champion from San Ramon, California,… Carter Hu, whose two-day winnings total $60,000.”

[TV Announcer] “And now, here is the host of Jeopokerdy!, Donald Cammron!”

[DC] “Welcome back to Jeopokerdy!, where your poker knowledge can win you cold, hard cash without risking any of your bankroll.”

[DC] “Today’s Jeopokerdy! categories are:”1

HOMOPHONES HOLE CARD HANDLES MAIN EVENT CHAMPS AUTHORS WHO SAID IT? QUEENS OF POKER
$200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200
$400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400
$600 $600 $600 $600 $600 $600
$800 $800 $800 $800 $800 $800
$1000 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1000

[DC] “In the Homophones category, we’re looking for answers with two words that sound the same. Carter, the board is yours.”

[CH] “Authors 6.”

THIS POKER PRO DOLED OUT HIGHER LEVEL ADVICE IN “ACE ON THE RIVER”

[DC] “Carter.”

[CH] “Who is Barry Greenstein?”

[DC] “Right…”

[CH] “Queens of Poker 8.”

THIS WOMAN BECAME THE FIRST FEMALE TO CASH IN THE WSOP MAIN EVENT IN 1986

[DC] “Adam.”

[AW] “Linda Johnson.”

[DC] “Incorrect…”

[DC] “Carter.”

[CH] “Who is Wendeen Eolis?”

[DC] “Right…”

[CH] “Homophones 6.”

BACK TO BACK'S FIBERS

[DC] “Carter.”

[CH] “What is Flack’s flax?”

[DC] “Yes, for Layne’s linen.”

[CH] “Who Said It? 1,000.”

[DC] “That’s the Daily Double.”

[CH] “I’m all-in.”

[DC] “For 3,000 then…'”

THIS TEXAN SAID, “YOU CAN SHEAR A SHEEP MANY TIMES, BUT YOU CAN SKIN IT ONLY ONCE.”

[CH] “Who is um, um, Amarillo Slim Preston?”

[DC] “And you’ve doubled up…”

{Carter builds his lead to almost $15,000 as the Jeopokerdy! round ends. After a commercial break, the next round begins.}

[DC] “Today’s Double Jeopokerdy! categories are:”

CLOSE BUT NO CIGAR 80s RUNNER-UP ANAGRAMS CATCH PHRASES WINNING HANDS NBC
HEADS-UP
NOVEMBER NINE
$400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400
$800 $800 $800 $800 $800 $800
$1200 $1200 $1200 $1200 $1200 $1200
$1600 $1600 $1600 $1600 $1600 $1600
$2000 $2000 $2000 $2000 $2000 $2000

[DC] “In the 80s Runner-Up Anagrams category, we’re looking for players who finished second in the WSOP Main Event in the 1980s. Pierce, since you’re in third place, you get to select.”

[PB] “Catch Phrases for 400, please.”

PASS THE SUGAR

[DC] “Carter.”

[CH] “Who is Joe Hachem?”

[DC] “Good on you.”

[CH] “NBC Heads-Up 12.”

THIS DANCING WITH THE STARS CHAMPION RUSHED PAST DAVID WILLIAMS IN THE FIRST ROUND IN 2011

[CH] “Pierce.”

[PB] “Who is Emmitt Smith?”

[DC] “Yes.”

[PB] “Catch Phrases for 800.”

ALL YOU CAN EAT, BABY!

[DC] “Carter.”

[CH] {Wipes sweat from his brow after having pressed his buzzer a thousand times during the show.} “Who is Men Nguyen?”

[DC] “Indeed.”

{Adam and Pierce barely stay alive to get to Final Jeopokerdy!, so all that remains is to see how much Carter will add to his winnings.}

[DC] “Today’s Final Jeopokerdy! category is:”

ROUNDERS

{Another commercial break lets the players jot down their Final Jeopokerdy! wagers.}

IN THIS CASINO, MATT DAMON’S CHARACTER, MIKE MCDERMOTT, GOES TOE TO TOE WITH JOHNNY CHAN, BLUFFING HIM OUT OF A POT WITH RAGS

{The Jeopokerdy! song plays as the contestants write down their final questions.}

[DC] “Pierce, you wrote… ‘What is the Taj?’. That’s right! And your wager was… $1,800, doubling your total to $3,600 and moving you into second for the moment.”

[DC] “Adam, you put down ‘What is the Taj Mahal?’. Good. Your bet of… $2,600 also doubles you up. You now have $5,200.”

[DC] “Carter, you answered ‘What is the Trump Taj Mahal?’ That was indeed the full name of the casino when it opened, and you wagered… $27,400. Added to your $32,600 brings you to a nice, round $60,000 and doubles your three-day total to $120,000! We’ll see you back tomorrow, Carter.”

[TV Announcer] “Jeopokerdy! is brought to you by THETA Poker Pro, the strongest, fastest, and most configurable Texas Hold ‘Em game in the App Store.

Footnotes:

  1. You can read through all 61 clues in the game quickly at my Jeopokerdy! page or play a game with one or more players with the Jeopokerdy Round and then the Double Jeopokerdy and Final Jeopokerdy Rounds (apologies for the incorrectly implemented Daily Doubles; BYOJeopardy only has one Daily Double in the Double Jeopokerdy round, and the Daily Doubles have their own categories instead of using the column’s category).

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