Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Cindy: Consider risking between $601 and $1,200. This will top a $0 wager by Joel while still beating Jacob on the Triple Stumper (should Jacob wager to cover Joel's doubled score).

Joel: You ought to wager to cover Cindy, 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 $8,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,200 (to shut out Cindy) or less than $1,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Cindy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jacob.

Jacob: Wager $5,101 to cover Joel.

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