Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Richard: Consider risking $800, thereby beating Allison on the Triple Stumper (should Allison wager to cover Kevin's doubled score).

Kevin: You ought to wager to cover Richard, 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 $7,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,800 (to shut out Richard) or less than $2,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Richard). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Allison.

Allison: Wager $4,601 to cover Kevin.

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