Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Rachael: Consider risking between $1,401 and $3,400. This will top a $0 wager by Jen while still beating Mike on the Triple Stumper (should Mike wager to cover Jen's doubled score).

Jen: You ought to wager to cover Rachael, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings with a wager of all $11,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,400 (to shut out Rachael) or less than $4,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Rachael). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Mike.

Mike: Wager $8,001 to cover Jen.

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