Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Ben: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $7,600. This will top a $0 wager by Su while still beating Robin and Su on the Triple Stumper (should Robin wager to cover Su's doubled score and Su wager to cover your doubled score).

Su: You ought to wager to cover Ben, 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 $12,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $11,200 (to shut out Ben) or less than $8,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Ben). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Robin.

Robin: Wager $10,001 to cover Su.

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