Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Reita: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $6,400. This will top a $0 wager by Rachel while still beating Mary and Rachel on the Triple Stumper (should Mary wager to cover Rachel's doubled score and Rachel wager to cover your doubled score).

Rachel: You ought to wager to cover Reita, 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 $8,300. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $8,100 (to shut out Reita) or less than $6,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Reita). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Mary.

Mary: Wager $7,401 to cover Rachel.

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