Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Seth: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $6,600. This will top a $0 wager by Charles while still beating Rand and Charles on the Triple Stumper (should Rand wager to cover Charles's doubled score and Charles wager to cover your doubled score).

Charles: You ought to wager to cover Seth, 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 $7,100. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,900 (to shut out Seth) or less than $6,700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Seth). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Rand.

Rand: Wager $6,901 to cover Charles.

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