Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Huat: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $4,800), you might try betting $5,201, playing for a win if Kerry tries to two-thirds Regina (though, from this position, a wager of all $6,800 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Kerry to cover you).

Kerry: You ought to wager to cover Huat, 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 $12,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $1,600 (to shut out Huat) or less than $400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Huat). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Regina.

Regina: Wager $6,201 to cover Kerry.

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