Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jeremy: Consider risking between $2,801 and $3,800. This will top a $0 wager by Anne while still beating Shannon on the Triple Stumper (should Shannon wager to cover Anne's doubled score).

Anne: You ought to wager to cover Jeremy, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings with a wager of all $14,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,600 (to shut out Jeremy) or less than $6,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jeremy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Shannon.

Shannon: Wager $10,401 to cover Anne.

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