Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Keri: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $5,400), you might try betting $5,601, playing for a win if Sandra tries to two-thirds Jonathan (though, from this position, a wager of all $7,800 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Sandra to cover you).

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

Jonathan: Wager $6,801 to cover Sandra.

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