Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Rahsaan: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $600, you need to bet either $1,201, and play for a win if Richard tries to two-thirds Robin, or bet at least $3,701 to cover Robin's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $4,400 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Richard: You ought to wager to cover Rahsaan, 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 $5,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $3,200 (to shut out Rahsaan) or less than $600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Rahsaan). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Robin.

Robin: Wager $3,101 to cover Richard.

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