Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Bridget: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $5,400. This will top a $0 wager by Margaret while still beating Ayana and Margaret on the Triple Stumper (should Ayana wager to cover Margaret's doubled score and Margaret wager to cover your doubled score).

Margaret: You ought to wager to cover Bridget, 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 $6,400 (to shut out Bridget) or less than $5,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Bridget). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ayana.

Ayana: Wager $6,501 to cover Margaret.

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