Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Teri: You ought to try wagering between $301 and $3,800. This will top a $0 wager by Pat while still beating Ed and Pat on the Triple Stumper (should Ed wager to cover Pat's doubled score and Pat wager to cover your doubled score).

Pat: You ought to wager to cover Teri, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you ought to choose between wagering $0 or maximizing your winnings with a bet of all $6,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,700 (to shut out Teri) or less than $4,100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Teri). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ed.

Ed: Wager $5,201 to cover Pat.

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