Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Irene: Consider risking between $301 and $400. This will top a $0 wager by Norman while still beating Linda on the Triple Stumper (should Linda wager to cover Norman's doubled score).

Norman: You ought to wager to cover Irene, 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 $4,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,900 (to shut out Irene) or less than $700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Irene). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Linda.

Linda: Wager $2,601 to cover Norman.

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