Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

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

Kim: You ought to wager to cover Jack, 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 $5,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,800 (to shut out Jack) or less than $2,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jack). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Deborah.

Deborah: Wager $3,601 to cover Kim.

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