Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Judy: You ought to try wagering between $801 and $8,800. This will top a $0 wager by Megan while still beating Sean and Megan on the Triple Stumper (should Sean wager to cover Megan's doubled score and Megan wager to cover your doubled score).

Megan: You ought to wager to cover Judy, 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 $13,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,000 (to shut out Judy) or less than $9,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Judy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Sean.

Sean: Wager $11,601 to cover Megan.

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