Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Elizabeth: Consider risking $200, thereby beating Bronson on the Triple Stumper (should Bronson wager to cover Charlie's doubled score).

Charlie: You ought to wager to cover Elizabeth, 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 $11,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,200 (to shut out Elizabeth) or less than $3,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Elizabeth). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Bronson.

Bronson: Wager $7,401 to cover Charlie.

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