Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jennifer: Consider risking between $801 and $1,600. This will top a $0 wager by Bryan while still beating Dan on the Triple Stumper (should Dan wager to cover Bryan's doubled score).

Bryan: You ought to wager to cover Jennifer, 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 $8,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,400 (to shut out Jennifer) or less than $2,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jennifer). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Dan.

Dan: Wager $5,201 to cover Bryan.

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