Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Derek: You ought to try wagering between $1,601 and $4,200. This will top a $0 wager by Amanda while still beating Joe and Amanda on the Triple Stumper (should Joe wager to cover Amanda's doubled score and Amanda wager to cover your doubled score).

Amanda: You ought to wager to cover Derek, 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 $10,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,000 (to shut out Derek) or less than $5,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Derek). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Joe.

Joe: Wager $8,001 to cover Amanda.

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