Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Betsy: You ought to try wagering between $701 and $3,600. This will top a $0 wager by Justin while still beating Julie and Justin on the Triple Stumper (should Julie wager to cover Justin's doubled score and Justin wager to cover your doubled score).

Justin: You ought to wager to cover Betsy, 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 $7,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,300 (to shut out Betsy) or less than $4,300 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Betsy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Julie.

Julie: Wager $6,001 to cover Justin.

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