Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Robert: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $3,800), you might try betting $4,401, playing for a win if Liz tries to two-thirds Sara (though, from this position, a wager of all $9,400 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Liz to cover you).

Liz: You ought to wager to cover Robert, 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 $13,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,000 (to shut out Robert) or less than $600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Robert). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Sara.

Sara: Wager $7,201 to cover Liz.

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