Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Maurice: You ought to try wagering between $901 and $2,000. This will top a $0 wager by Peggy while still beating Joel and Peggy on the Triple Stumper (should Joel wager to cover Peggy's doubled score and Peggy wager to cover your doubled score).

Peggy: You ought to wager to cover Maurice, 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 $5,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,900 (to shut out Maurice) or less than $2,900 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Maurice). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Joel.

Joel: Wager $4,301 to cover Peggy.

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