Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Judy: Consider risking between $2,201 and $3,600. This will top a $0 wager by Gary while still beating Marcus on the Triple Stumper (should Marcus wager to cover Gary's doubled score).

Gary: You ought to wager to cover Judy, 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 $12,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,200 (to shut out Judy) or less than $5,800 (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 Marcus.

Marcus: Wager $9,201 to cover Gary.

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