Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Heidi: Consider risking between $2,397 and $5,392. This will top a $0 wager by Stephen while still beating Frank on the Triple Stumper (should Frank wager to cover Stephen's doubled score).

Stephen: You ought to wager to cover Heidi, 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 $17,196. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,404 (to shut out Heidi) or less than $7,788 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Heidi). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Frank.

Frank: Wager $12,493 to cover Stephen.

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