Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Scott: Consider risking between $601 and $5,000. This will top a $0 wager by Steven while still beating David on the Triple Stumper (should David wager to cover Steven's doubled score).

Steven: You ought to wager to cover Scott, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings with a wager of all $12,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $11,000 (to shut out Scott) or less than $5,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Scott). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by David.

David: Wager $8,901 to cover Steven.

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