Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Judith: You ought to try wagering between $601 and $8,800. This will top a $0 wager by Deborah while still beating Larissa and Deborah on the Triple Stumper (should Larissa wager to cover Deborah's doubled score and Deborah wager to cover your doubled score).

Deborah: You ought to wager to cover Judith, 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 $13,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,600 (to shut out Judith) or less than $9,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Judith). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Larissa.

Larissa: Wager $11,601 to cover Deborah.

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