Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Chris: You ought to try wagering between $1,201 and $5,800. This will top a $0 wager by Nancy while still beating Louis and Nancy on the Triple Stumper (should Louis wager to cover Nancy's doubled score and Nancy wager to cover your doubled score).

Nancy: You ought to wager to cover Chris, 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 $11,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,600 (to shut out Chris) or less than $7,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Chris). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Louis.

Louis: Wager $9,001 to cover Nancy.

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