Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Susanna: Consider risking between $201 and $1,000. This will top a $0 wager by Edward while still beating Cindy! on the Triple Stumper (should Cindy! wager to cover Edward's doubled score).

Edward: You ought to wager to cover Susanna, 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 $9,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,000 (to shut out Susanna) or less than $1,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Susanna). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Cindy!.

Cindy!: Wager $5,301 to cover Edward.

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