Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Alan: Consider risking between $401 and $900. This will top a $0 wager by Paula while still beating David on the Triple Stumper (should David wager to cover Paula's doubled score).

Paula: You ought to wager to cover Alan, 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 $2,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $1,900 (to shut out Alan) or less than $1,300 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Alan). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by David.

David: Wager $2,001 to cover Paula.

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