Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Mathew: You ought to try wagering between $601 and $4,600. This will top a $0 wager by Becka while still beating Carl and Becka on the Triple Stumper (should Carl wager to cover Becka's doubled score and Becka wager to cover your doubled score).

Becka: You ought to wager to cover Mathew, 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 $9,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,400 (to shut out Mathew) or less than $5,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Mathew). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Carl.

Carl: Wager $7,401 to cover Becka.

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