Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Tom: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $1,700), you might try betting $1,901, playing for a win if Elizabeth tries to two-thirds Avrom (though, from this position, a wager of all $2,300 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Elizabeth to cover you).

Elizabeth: You ought to wager to cover Tom, 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 $4,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $400 (to shut out Tom) or less than $200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Tom). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Avrom.

Avrom: Wager $2,201 to cover Elizabeth.

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