Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Anna-Lise: You ought to try wagering between $1,401 and $3,600. This will top a $0 wager by Lindsay while still beating Amy and Lindsay on the Triple Stumper (should Amy wager to cover Lindsay's doubled score and Lindsay wager to cover your doubled score).

Lindsay: You ought to wager to cover Anna-Lise, 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 $8,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,800 (to shut out Anna-Lise) or less than $5,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Anna-Lise). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Amy.

Amy: Wager $6,801 to cover Lindsay.

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