Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Betsey: Think about risking $1,000, thereby beating Jean on the Triple Stumper (should Jean wager to cover Shannon's doubled score).

Shannon: You ought to wager to cover Betsey, 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 $5,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,000 (to shut out Betsey) or less than $2,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Betsey). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jean.

Jean: Wager $3,801 to cover Shannon.

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