Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Megan: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $200, you need to bet either $3,801, and play for a win if Jenny tries to two-thirds Rob, or bet at least $8,101 to cover Rob's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $8,400 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Jenny: You ought to wager to cover Megan, 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 $12,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,600 (to shut out Megan) or less than $3,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Megan). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Rob.

Rob: Wager $7,901 to cover Jenny.

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