Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Josh: Consider risking between $801 and $3,400. This will top a $0 wager by Fred while still beating Katherine on the Triple Stumper (should Katherine wager to cover Fred's doubled score).

Fred: You ought to wager to cover Josh, 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 $11,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,800 (to shut out Josh) or less than $4,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Josh). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Katherine.

Katherine: Wager $7,801 to cover Fred.

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