Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Frances: Consider risking between $101 and $2,400. This will top a $0 wager by Cy while still beating Ellen on the Triple Stumper (should Ellen wager to cover Cy's doubled score).

Cy: You ought to wager to cover Frances, 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 $6,100. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,900 (to shut out Frances) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Frances). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ellen.

Ellen: Wager $4,301 to cover Cy.

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