Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Andi: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $900), you might try betting $3,001, playing for a win if Leslie tries to two-thirds Jack (though, from this position, a wager of all $5,900 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Leslie to cover you).

Leslie: You ought to wager to cover Andi, 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 $8,900. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,900 (to shut out Andi) or less than $2,100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Andi). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Jack.

Jack: Wager $5,501 to cover Leslie.

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