Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Lorna: Consider risking $100, thereby beating Marty on the Triple Stumper (should Marty wager to cover Doug's doubled score).

Doug: You ought to wager to cover Lorna, 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 $7,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,000 (to shut out Lorna) or less than $1,600 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Lorna). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Marty.

Marty: Wager $4,301 to cover Doug.

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