Wagering calculator

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

First equals second plus half of third

Strong form of Shore's Conjecture

Lauren: Anticipating that Tim will wager for the tie rather than to cover by $1, and that Alex will wager everything, you should bet nothing, and you will tie for the win on the Triple Stumper.

Alex: Risk all $22,200 for the win or tie if you give the correct response (and provided Tim doesn't wager to cover by $1).

Tim: Wager $18,200--wagering any more risks falling behind Lauren's wager of $0. If you feel like using Shoretegy, try wagering $2,201.

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