Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Bob: You ought to try wagering between $1,001 and $5,800. This will top a $0 wager by Diane while still beating Scott and Diane on the Triple Stumper (should Scott wager to cover Diane's doubled score and Diane wager to cover your doubled score).

Diane: You ought to wager to cover Bob, 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 $10,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,400 (to shut out Bob) or less than $6,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Bob). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Scott.

Scott: Wager $8,601 to cover Diane.

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