Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Laura: You ought to try wagering between $1,101 and $5,400. This will top a $0 wager by Andrew while still beating Paula and Andrew on the Triple Stumper (should Paula wager to cover Andrew's doubled score and Andrew wager to cover your doubled score).

Andrew: You ought to wager to cover Laura, 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 $10,100. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,900 (to shut out Laura) or less than $6,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Laura). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Paula.

Paula: Wager $8,301 to cover Andrew.

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