Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kathleen: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $1,800), you might try betting $4,201, playing for a win if Darrin tries to two-thirds Dorothy (though, from this position, a wager of all $9,400 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Darrin to cover you).

Darrin: You ought to wager to cover Kathleen, 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 $13,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,200 (to shut out Kathleen) or less than $2,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kathleen). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Dorothy.

Dorothy: Wager $8,001 to cover Darrin.

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