Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Tim: Consider risking $200, thereby beating Justin on the Triple Stumper (should Justin wager to cover Sandy's doubled score).

Sandy: You ought to wager to cover Tim, 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 $4,800. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,800 (to shut out Tim) or less than $1,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Tim). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Justin.

Justin: Wager $3,001 to cover Sandy.

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