Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Mark: Consider risking between $301 and $2,200. This will top a $0 wager by Emily while still beating Adam on the Triple Stumper (should Adam wager to cover Emily's doubled score).

Emily: You ought to wager to cover Mark, 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 $9,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,100 (to shut out Mark) or less than $2,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Mark). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Adam.

Adam: Wager $6,101 to cover Emily.

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