Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Sharon: You ought to try wagering between $701 and $2,400. This will top a $0 wager by Eric while still beating Scott and Eric on the Triple Stumper (should Scott wager to cover Eric's doubled score and Eric wager to cover your doubled score).

Eric: You ought to wager to cover Sharon, 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 $5,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,900 (to shut out Sharon) or less than $3,100 (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 Scott.

Scott: Wager $4,201 to cover Eric.

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