Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jamison: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $1,600), you might try betting $2,801, playing for a win if Imran tries to two-thirds Christine (though, from this position, a wager of all $7,200 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Imran to cover you).

Imran: You ought to wager to cover Jamison, 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 $4,400 (to shut out Jamison) or less than $1,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jamison). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Christine.

Christine: Wager $5,601 to cover Imran.

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