Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Mike: You ought to try wagering between $801 and $5,400. This will top a $0 wager by Christine while still beating Scott and Christine on the Triple Stumper (should Scott wager to cover Christine's doubled score and Christine wager to cover your doubled score).

Christine: You ought to wager to cover Mike, 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 $9,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,800 (to shut out Mike) or less than $6,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Mike). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Scott.

Scott: Wager $7,801 to cover Christine.

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