Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Dave: Consider risking between $601 and $1,100. This will top a $0 wager by Laura while still beating Donna on the Triple Stumper (should Donna wager to cover Laura's doubled score).

Laura: You ought to wager to cover Dave, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $6,900. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,700 (to shut out Dave) or less than $1,700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Dave). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Donna.

Donna: Wager $4,301 to cover Laura.

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