Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths (exactly) for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kendra: Consider risking between $601 and $1,999. This will top a $0 wager by Anjali while still beating Curtis on the Triple Stumper (should Curtis wager to cover Anjali's doubled score).

Anjali: You ought to wager to cover Kendra, 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 $4,000 (to shut out Kendra) or less than $2,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kendra). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Curtis.

Curtis: Wager $3,900, but no more than that: you cannot afford to lose by $1 to a likely wager of $2,600 on the part of Anjali.

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