Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Aaron: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $4,800. This will top a $0 wager by Cathy while still beating Dave and Cathy on the Triple Stumper (should Dave wager to cover Cathy's doubled score and Cathy wager to cover your doubled score).

Cathy: You ought to wager to cover Aaron, 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 $7,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,300 (to shut out Aaron) or less than $4,900 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Aaron). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Dave.

Dave: Wager $6,201 to cover Cathy.

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