Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place (101)

Stratton's Dilemma

Meg: You ought to try wagering between $1,001 and $7,600. This will top a $0 wager by Jeff while still beating Rachel and Jeff on the Triple Stumper (should Rachel wager to cover Jeff's doubled score and Jeff wager to cover your doubled score).

Jeff: You ought to wager to cover Meg, 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 $11,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,000 (to shut out Meg) or less than $8,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Meg). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Rachel.

Rachel: Wager $9,801 to cover Jeff.

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