Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Brian: Think about risking $1,100, thereby beating Bill on the Triple Stumper (should Bill wager to cover Vandana's doubled score).

Vandana: You ought to wager to cover Brian, 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 $6,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,900 (to shut out Brian) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Brian). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Bill.

Bill: Wager $4,601 to cover Vandana.

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