Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jimmy: Consider risking between $301 and $400. This will top a $0 wager by Susan while still beating Mark on the Triple Stumper (should Mark wager to cover Susan's doubled score).

Susan: You ought to wager to cover Jimmy, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $5,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,700 (to shut out Jimmy) or less than $700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jimmy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Mark.

Mark: Wager $3,001 to cover Susan.

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