Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

David: Consider risking $400, thereby beating Dolores on the Triple Stumper (should Dolores wager to cover Judy's doubled score).

Judy: You ought to wager to cover David, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $5,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,800 (to shut out David) or less than $1,600 (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 Dolores.

Dolores: Wager $3,401 to cover Judy.

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