Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Robert: Consider risking between $401 and $900. This will top a $0 wager by Sue while still beating Peggi on the Triple Stumper (should Peggi wager to cover Sue's doubled score).

Sue: You ought to wager to cover Robert, 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 $4,100. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,300 (to shut out Robert) or less than $1,300 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Robert). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Peggi.

Peggi: Wager $2,701 to cover Sue.

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