Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Merritt: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $4,200), you might try betting $4,801, playing for a win if Adam tries to two-thirds Ken (though, from this position, a wager of all $12,200 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Adam to cover you).

Adam: You ought to wager to cover Merritt, 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 $17,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $7,400 (to shut out Merritt) or less than $600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Merritt). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Ken.

Ken: Wager $8,801 to cover Adam.

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