Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kristina: Consider risking between $601 and $1,200. This will top a $0 wager by Alison while still beating Jeff on the Triple Stumper (should Jeff wager to cover Alison's doubled score).

Alison: You ought to wager to cover Kristina, 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 $7,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,800 (to shut out Kristina) or less than $1,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kristina). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jeff.

Jeff: Wager $4,401 to cover Alison.

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