Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Dorothy: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $5,100. This will top a $0 wager by Phil while still beating Zeke and Phil on the Triple Stumper (should Zeke wager to cover Phil's doubled score and Phil wager to cover your doubled score).

Phil: You ought to wager to cover Dorothy, 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 $5,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,400 (to shut out Dorothy) or less than $5,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Dorothy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Zeke.

Zeke: Wager $5,401 to cover Phil.

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