Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Tom: Consider risking between $1,101 and $1,800. This will top a $0 wager by Steve while still beating Linda on the Triple Stumper (should Linda wager to cover Steve's doubled score).

Steve: You ought to wager to cover Tom, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings with a wager of all $6,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,100 (to shut out Tom) or less than $2,900 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Tom). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Linda.

Linda: Wager $4,601 to cover Steve.

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