Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Leslie: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $8,800. This will top a $0 wager by Heather while still beating Dan and Heather on the Triple Stumper (should Dan wager to cover Heather's doubled score and Heather wager to cover your doubled score).

Heather: You ought to wager to cover Leslie, 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 $13,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,200 (to shut out Leslie) or less than $9,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Leslie). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Dan.

Dan: Wager $11,101 to cover Heather.

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