Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Suzanne: You ought to try wagering between $801 and $4,000. This will top a $0 wager by Marilyn while still beating Steve and Marilyn on the Triple Stumper (should Steve wager to cover Marilyn's doubled score and Marilyn wager to cover your doubled score).

Marilyn: You ought to wager to cover Suzanne, 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 $8,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,400 (to shut out Suzanne) or less than $4,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Suzanne). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Steve.

Steve: Wager $6,401 to cover Marilyn.

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