Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Clay: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $1,100, you need to bet either $1,201, and play for a win if Kip tries to two-thirds Don, or bet at least $5,201 to cover Don's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $6,900 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Kip: You ought to wager to cover Clay, 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 $8,100. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,700 (to shut out Clay) or less than $100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Clay). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Don.

Don: Wager $4,101 to cover Kip.

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