Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Lani: You ought to try wagering between $201 and $8,600. This will top a $0 wager by Erin while still beating George and Erin on the Triple Stumper (should George wager to cover Erin's doubled score and Erin wager to cover your doubled score).

Erin: You ought to wager to cover Lani, 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 $12,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,000 (to shut out Lani) or less than $8,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Lani). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by George.

George: Wager $10,601 to cover Erin.

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