Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Morgan: You ought to try wagering between $101 and $2,400. This will top a $0 wager by Paul while still beating Dan and Paul on the Triple Stumper (should Dan wager to cover Paul's doubled score and Paul wager to cover your doubled score).

Paul: You ought to wager to cover Morgan, 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 $4,300 (to shut out Morgan) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Morgan). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Dan.

Dan: Wager $3,501 to cover Paul.

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