Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

David: You ought to try wagering between $201 and $3,800. This will top a $0 wager by Neville while still beating Ariel and Neville on the Triple Stumper (should Ariel wager to cover Neville's doubled score and Neville wager to cover your doubled score).

Neville: You ought to wager to cover David, 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 $5,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,800 (to shut out David) or less than $4,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by David). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ariel.

Ariel: Wager $4,601 to cover Neville.

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