Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Mary: Consider risking between $2,001 and $4,000. This will top a $0 wager by Jonathan while still beating Kay on the Triple Stumper (should Kay wager to cover Jonathan's doubled score).

Jonathan: You ought to wager to cover Mary, 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 $15,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $11,600 (to shut out Mary) or less than $6,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Mary). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Kay.

Kay: Wager $10,801 to cover Jonathan.

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