Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Richard: Consider risking between $101 and $2,400. This will top a $0 wager by Dan while still beating Jim on the Triple Stumper (should Jim wager to cover Dan's doubled score).

Dan: You ought to wager to cover Richard, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $8,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,100 (to shut out Richard) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Richard). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jim.

Jim: Wager $5,401 to cover Dan.

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