Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kathryn: Consider risking between $101 and $2,200. This will top a $0 wager by Lynn while still beating Jim on the Triple Stumper (should Jim wager to cover Lynn's doubled score).

Lynn: You ought to wager to cover Kathryn, 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 $4,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,500 (to shut out Kathryn) or less than $2,300 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kathryn). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jim.

Jim: Wager $3,501 to cover Lynn.

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