Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Indy: Consider risking $1,300, thereby beating Sara on the Triple Stumper (should Sara wager to cover Joel's doubled score).

Joel: You ought to wager to cover Indy, 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 $10,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,000 (to shut out Indy) or less than $3,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Indy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Sara.

Sara: Wager $7,001 to cover Joel.

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