Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Fred: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $3,000. This will top a $0 wager by Amy while still beating Bob and Amy on the Triple Stumper (should Bob wager to cover Amy's doubled score and Amy wager to cover your doubled score).

Amy: You ought to wager to cover Fred, 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 $6,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,200 (to shut out Fred) or less than $3,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Fred). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Bob.

Bob: Wager $4,701 to cover Amy.

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