Wagering calculator

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

First and a half equals second plus third

Stratton's Dilemma

Greg: Wagering $2,500 ties Liza's $0 wager and beats Liza's standard shutout bet of $5,001 by $1 on the Triple Stumper.

Masao: You have a choice of wagering $0 (to win on a Triple Stumper), between $4,501 and $3,499 (to win if Liza is wrong and you are right while still winning on a Triple Stumper if Greg wagers as recommended or higher), or going all-in with a wager of $6,500 for the win or tie if you give the correct response (and provided Liza is wrong or doesn't wager to cover or wagers less for some obscure reason). Since winning on a Triple Stumper is probably the likeliest of these outcomes, a wager in the $4,501-$3,499 range is best. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,500 (to shut out Greg) or less than $3,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Greg). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Liza.

Liza: Wager $5,000--wagering any more risks falling behind Greg's wager of $2,500.

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