Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths (exactly) for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Charlie: Consider risking between $1,001 and $3,399. This will top a $0 wager by Nate while still beating Pidge on the Triple Stumper (should Pidge wager to cover Nate's doubled score).

Nate: You ought to wager to cover Charlie, 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 $8,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,800 (to shut out Charlie) or less than $4,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Charlie). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Pidge.

Pidge: Wager $6,600, but no more than that: you cannot afford to lose by $1 to a likely wager of $4,400 on the part of Nate.

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