Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Lisa: You ought to try wagering between $601 and $6,000. This will top a $0 wager by Chris while still beating Stephanie and Chris on the Triple Stumper (should Stephanie wager to cover Chris's doubled score and Chris wager to cover your doubled score).

Chris: You ought to wager to cover Lisa, 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 $10,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,400 (to shut out Lisa) or less than $6,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Lisa). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Stephanie.

Stephanie: Wager $8,601 to cover Chris.

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