Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Lisa: Consider risking $1,400, thereby beating Kyle on the Triple Stumper (should Kyle wager to cover Alice's doubled score).

Alice: You ought to wager to cover Lisa, 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 $9,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,400 (to shut out Lisa) or less than $2,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Lisa). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Kyle.

Kyle: Wager $6,001 to cover Alice.

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