Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Sharon: Consider risking between $401 and $1,400. This will top a $0 wager by Frank while still beating Lance on the Triple Stumper (should Lance wager to cover Frank's doubled score).

Frank: You ought to wager to cover Sharon, 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 $4,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,400 (to shut out Sharon) or less than $1,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Sharon). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Lance.

Lance: Wager $3,001 to cover Frank.

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