Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Balaji: Consider risking $200, thereby beating Laura on the Triple Stumper (should Laura wager to cover Francisco's doubled score).

Francisco: You ought to wager to cover Balaji, 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 $10,400. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $10,000 (to shut out Balaji) or less than $400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Balaji). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Laura.

Laura: Wager $5,401 to cover Francisco.

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