Wagering calculator

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

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Megan: You ought to try wagering between $1,601 and $6,200. This will top a $0 wager by Sarah while still beating Steve and Sarah on the Triple Stumper (should Steve wager to cover Sarah's doubled score and Sarah wager to cover your doubled score).

Sarah: You ought to wager to cover Megan, 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 $13,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $10,200 (to shut out Megan) or less than $7,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Megan). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Steve.

Steve: Wager $10,601 to cover Sarah.

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