Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kathy: Consider risking between $1,201 and $2,800. This will top a $0 wager by Ben while still beating Geoff on the Triple Stumper (should Geoff wager to cover Ben's doubled score).

Ben: You ought to wager to cover Kathy, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you should choose between wagering $0 and maximizing your winnings with a wager of all $9,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,600 (to shut out Kathy) or less than $4,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kathy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Geoff.

Geoff: Wager $6,501 to cover Ben.

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