Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Brian: Consider risking between $801 and $1,600. This will top a $0 wager by Gail while still beating Will on the Triple Stumper (should Will wager to cover Gail's doubled score).

Gail: You ought to wager to cover Brian, 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 $7,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,000 (to shut out Brian) or less than $2,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Brian). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Will.

Will: Wager $5,001 to cover Gail.

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