Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

John: You ought to try wagering between $601 and $2,100. This will top a $0 wager by Rebecca while still beating Christopher and Rebecca on the Triple Stumper (should Christopher wager to cover Rebecca's doubled score and Rebecca wager to cover your doubled score).

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

Christopher: Wager $3,701 to cover Rebecca.

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