Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jesse: Consider risking between $101 and $1,500. This will top a $0 wager by Whitney while still beating Trudy on the Triple Stumper (should Trudy wager to cover Whitney's doubled score).

Whitney: You ought to wager to cover Jesse, 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 $6,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,200 (to shut out Jesse) or less than $1,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jesse). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Trudy.

Trudy: Wager $4,001 to cover Whitney.

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