Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Raynell: Consider risking between $1,001 and $2,800. This will top a $0 wager by Kailyn while still beating Raya on the Triple Stumper (should Raya wager to cover Kailyn's doubled score).

Kailyn: You ought to wager to cover Raynell, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $11,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,800 (to shut out Raynell) or less than $3,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Raynell). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Raya.

Raya: Wager $7,801 to cover Kailyn.

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