Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Sara: You ought to try wagering between $1,001 and $7,400. This will top a $0 wager by Jeff while still beating Jake and Jeff on the Triple Stumper (should Jake wager to cover Jeff's doubled score and Jeff wager to cover your doubled score).

Jeff: You ought to wager to cover Sara, 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 $13,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $11,200 (to shut out Sara) or less than $8,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Sara). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jake.

Jake: Wager $10,801 to cover Jeff.

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