Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kyle: Consider risking between $101 and $1,300. This will top a $0 wager by Ilana while still beating Marty on the Triple Stumper (should Marty wager to cover Ilana's doubled score).

Ilana: You ought to wager to cover Kyle, 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 $9,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $9,200 (to shut out Kyle) or less than $1,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kyle). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Marty.

Marty: Wager $5,401 to cover Ilana.

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