Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Stewart: Consider risking between $201 and $3,600. This will top a $0 wager by Carolyn while still beating Cora on the Triple Stumper (should Cora wager to cover Carolyn's doubled score).

Carolyn: You ought to wager to cover Stewart, 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 $11,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $11,400 (to shut out Stewart) or less than $3,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Stewart). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Cora.

Cora: Wager $7,801 to cover Carolyn.

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