Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Tom: You ought to try wagering between $701 and $1,800. This will top a $0 wager by Ron while still beating Jeanne and Ron on the Triple Stumper (should Jeanne wager to cover Ron's doubled score and Ron wager to cover your doubled score).

Ron: You ought to wager to cover Tom, 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 $4,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,900 (to shut out Tom) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Tom). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jeanne.

Jeanne: Wager $3,401 to cover Ron.

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