Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Sandy: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $500, you need to bet either $601, and play for a win if Liz tries to two-thirds Steve, or bet at least $2,901 to cover Steve's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $4,100 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Liz: You ought to wager to cover Sandy, 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 $4,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,500 (to shut out Sandy) or less than $100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Sandy). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Steve.

Steve: Wager $2,401 to cover Liz.

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