Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

P.J.: You ought to try wagering between $501 and $4,200. This will top a $0 wager by Ken while still beating George and Ken on the Triple Stumper (should George wager to cover Ken's doubled score and Ken wager to cover your doubled score).

Ken: You ought to wager to cover P.J., 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 $8,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,500 (to shut out P.J.) or less than $4,700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by P.J.). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by George.

George: Wager $6,601 to cover Ken.

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