Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Adam: You ought to try wagering between $2,401 and $3,000. This will top a $0 wager by Vicky while still beating Todd and Vicky on the Triple Stumper (should Todd wager to cover Vicky's doubled score and Vicky wager to cover your doubled score).

Vicky: You ought to wager to cover Adam, 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 $5,800 (to shut out Adam) or less than $5,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Adam). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Todd.

Todd: Wager $8,001 to cover Vicky.

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