Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Sebastian: You ought to try wagering between $1,001 and $4,000. This will top a $0 wager by Chloë while still beating Jon and Chloë on the Triple Stumper (should Jon wager to cover Chloë's doubled score and Chloë wager to cover your doubled score).

Chloë: You ought to wager to cover Sebastian, 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 $9,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,000 (to shut out Sebastian) or less than $5,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Sebastian). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jon.

Jon: Wager $7,001 to cover Chloë.

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