Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Aaron: Consider risking between $2,401 and $5,400. This will top a $0 wager by Mark while still beating Ben on the Triple Stumper (should Ben wager to cover Mark's doubled score).

Mark: You ought to wager to cover Aaron, 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 $17,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $12,200 (to shut out Aaron) or less than $7,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Aaron). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ben.

Ben: Wager $12,401 to cover Mark.

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