Wagering calculator

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

First and a half equals second plus third

Stratton's Dilemma

Natasha: Wagering $5,400 ties Steven's $0 wager and beats Steven's standard shutout bet of $10,801 by $1 on the Triple Stumper.

Andrew: You have a choice of wagering $0 (to win on a Triple Stumper), between $10,501 and $7,299 (to win if Steven is wrong and you are right while still winning on a Triple Stumper if Natasha wagers as recommended or higher), or going all-in with a wager of $14,300 for the win or tie if you give the correct response (and provided Steven is wrong or doesn't wager to cover or wagers less for some obscure reason). Since winning on a Triple Stumper is probably the likeliest of these outcomes, a wager in the $10,501-$7,299 range is best. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $10,500 (to shut out Natasha) or less than $7,300 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Natasha). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Steven.

Steven: Wager $10,800--wagering any more risks falling behind Natasha's wager of $5,400.

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