Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Brian: You ought to try wagering between $801 and $5,000. This will top a $0 wager by Nick while still beating KC and Nick on the Triple Stumper (should KC wager to cover Nick's doubled score and Nick wager to cover your doubled score).

Nick: You ought to wager to cover Brian, 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 $9,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,800 (to shut out Brian) or less than $5,800 (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 KC.

KC: Wager $7,601 to cover Nick.

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