Wagering calculator

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

Three-quarters for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Lee: Consider risking between $801 and $1,400. This will top a $0 wager by Ralph while still beating David on the Triple Stumper (should David wager to cover Ralph's doubled score).

Ralph: You ought to wager to cover Lee, 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 $5,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,400 (to shut out Lee) or less than $2,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Lee). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by David.

David: Wager $3,601 to cover Ralph.

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