Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Chris: Consider risking $400, thereby beating John on the Triple Stumper (should John wager to cover Erynn's doubled score).

Erynn: You ought to wager to cover Chris, 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 $10,400 (to shut out Chris) or less than $2,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Chris). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by John.

John: Wager $7,801 to cover Erynn.

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