Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Paula: Consider risking between $801 and $1,200. This will top a $0 wager by Brenda while still beating Michelle on the Triple Stumper (should Michelle wager to cover Brenda's doubled score).

Brenda: You ought to wager to cover Paula, 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 $6,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,600 (to shut out Paula) or less than $2,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Paula). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Michelle.

Michelle: Wager $4,101 to cover Brenda.

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