Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Colin: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $7,000. This will top a $0 wager by Jamelle while still beating Brian and Jamelle on the Triple Stumper (should Brian wager to cover Jamelle's doubled score and Jamelle wager to cover your doubled score).

Jamelle: You ought to wager to cover Colin, 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 $8,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,800 (to shut out Colin) or less than $7,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Colin). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Brian.

Brian: Wager $8,001 to cover Jamelle.

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