Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Hilary: You ought to try wagering between $201 and $6,600. This will top a $0 wager by Tania while still beating Ric and Tania on the Triple Stumper (should Ric wager to cover Tania's doubled score and Tania wager to cover your doubled score).

Tania: You ought to wager to cover Hilary, 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 $12,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,000 (to shut out Hilary) or less than $6,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Hilary). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ric.

Ric: Wager $9,601 to cover Tania.

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