Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kit: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $6,300. This will top a $0 wager by Wes while still beating Brian and Wes on the Triple Stumper (should Brian wager to cover Wes's doubled score and Wes wager to cover your doubled score).

Wes: You ought to wager to cover Kit, 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 $7,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,000 (to shut out Kit) or less than $6,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kit). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Brian.

Brian: Wager $6,801 to cover Wes.

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