Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kevin: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $2,100. This will top a $0 wager by Bethany while still beating Jeff and Bethany on the Triple Stumper (should Jeff wager to cover Bethany's doubled score and Bethany wager to cover your doubled score).

Bethany: You ought to wager to cover Kevin, 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 $4,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,700 (to shut out Kevin) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kevin). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jeff.

Jeff: Wager $3,501 to cover Bethany.

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