Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Chris: Think about risking $800, thereby beating Mike on the Triple Stumper (should Mike wager to cover Tobias's doubled score).

Tobias: You ought to wager to cover Chris, 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 $14,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,000 (to shut out Chris) or less than $5,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Chris). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Mike.

Mike: Wager $10,001 to cover Tobias.

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