Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Matt: Consider risking $600, thereby beating Kelly on the Triple Stumper (should Kelly wager to cover Zach's doubled score).

Zach: You ought to wager to cover Matt, 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 $10,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,800 (to shut out Matt) or less than $3,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Matt). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Kelly.

Kelly: Wager $6,601 to cover Zach.

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