Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Rich: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $2,400. This will top a $0 wager by Bruce while still beating Eric and Bruce on the Triple Stumper (should Eric wager to cover Bruce's doubled score and Bruce wager to cover your doubled score).

Bruce: You ought to wager to cover Rich, 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 $4,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,500 (to shut out Rich) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Rich). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Eric.

Eric: Wager $3,601 to cover Bruce.

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