Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Matt: Think about risking $861, thereby beating Raj on the Triple Stumper (should Raj wager to cover Jill's doubled score).

Jill: You ought to wager to cover Matt, 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 $5,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,022 (to shut out Matt) or less than $2,100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Matt). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Raj.

Raj: Wager $3,801 to cover Jill.

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