Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Lauren: Consider risking between $201 and $800. This will top a $0 wager by Jeff while still beating Joe on the Triple Stumper (should Joe wager to cover Jeff's doubled score).

Jeff: You ought to wager to cover Lauren, 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 $11,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $11,000 (to shut out Lauren) or less than $1,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Lauren). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Joe.

Joe: Wager $6,201 to cover Jeff.

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