Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Herman: Consider risking between $701 and $1,400. This will top a $0 wager by Joe while still beating Sarah on the Triple Stumper (should Sarah wager to cover Joe's doubled score).

Joe: You ought to wager to cover Herman, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $9,900. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,500 (to shut out Herman) or less than $2,100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Herman). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Sarah.

Sarah: Wager $6,001 to cover Joe.

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