Wagering calculator

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

First equals second plus half of third

Stratton's Dilemma

Alyssa: Anticipating that Tyler will wager for the tie rather than to cover by $1, and that Daphna will wager everything, you should bet nothing, and you will tie for the win on the Triple Stumper.

Daphna: Risk all $7,400 for the win or tie if you give the correct response (and provided Tyler doesn't wager to cover by $1). You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,200 (to shut out Alyssa) or less than $600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Alyssa). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Tyler.

Tyler: Wager $4,000--wagering any more risks falling behind Alyssa's wager of $0.

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