Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Colin: Consider risking between $401 and $1,000. This will top a $0 wager by Hallie while still beating Stephanie on the Triple Stumper (should Stephanie wager to cover Hallie's doubled score).

Hallie: You ought to wager to cover Colin, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings by betting all $7,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,200 (to shut out Colin) or less than $1,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Colin). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Stephanie.

Stephanie: Wager $4,201 to cover Hallie.

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