Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Mary: Consider risking $1,200, thereby beating Mike on the Triple Stumper (should Mike wager to cover Randy's doubled score).

Randy: You ought to wager to cover Mary, 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 $13,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,000 (to shut out Mary) or less than $4,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Mary). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Mike.

Mike: Wager $8,601 to cover Randy.

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