Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

David: You ought to try wagering between $1,001 and $4,700. This will top a $0 wager by Sue while still beating Tom and Sue on the Triple Stumper (should Tom wager to cover Sue's doubled score and Sue wager to cover your doubled score).

Sue: You ought to wager to cover David, 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 $7,900. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,900 (to shut out David) or less than $5,700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by David). 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 Sue.

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