Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

James: Consider risking $200, thereby beating Kim on the Triple Stumper (should Kim wager to cover Natalia's doubled score).

Natalia: You ought to wager to cover James, 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 $8,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,800 (to shut out James) or less than $1,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by James). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Kim.

Kim: Wager $4,901 to cover Natalia.

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