Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Timothy: You ought to try wagering between $501 and $3,900. This will top a $0 wager by Jim while still beating Jenna and Jim on the Triple Stumper (should Jenna wager to cover Jim's doubled score and Jim wager to cover your doubled score).

Jim: You ought to wager to cover Timothy, 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 $6,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,400 (to shut out Timothy) or less than $4,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Timothy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jenna.

Jenna: Wager $5,401 to cover Jim.

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