Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Justin: You ought to try wagering between $201 and $5,600. This will top a $0 wager by Joanna while still beating Tom and Joanna on the Triple Stumper (should Tom wager to cover Joanna's doubled score and Joanna wager to cover your doubled score).

Joanna: You ought to wager to cover Justin, 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 $7,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,400 (to shut out Justin) or less than $5,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Justin). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Tom.

Tom: Wager $6,801 to cover Joanna.

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