Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Deborah: You ought to try wagering between $601 and $1,300. This will top a $0 wager by Curt while still beating Gary and Curt on the Triple Stumper (should Gary wager to cover Curt's doubled score and Curt wager to cover your doubled score).

Curt: You ought to wager to cover Deborah, 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 $3,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,300 (to shut out Deborah) or less than $1,900 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Deborah). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Gary.

Gary: Wager $2,701 to cover Curt.

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