Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Cristina: Consider risking between $1,001 and $3,200. This will top a $0 wager by Jake while still beating Tim on the Triple Stumper (should Tim wager to cover Jake's doubled score).

Jake: You ought to wager to cover Cristina, 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 $9,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,200 (to shut out Cristina) or less than $4,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Cristina). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Tim.

Tim: Wager $6,701 to cover Jake.

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