Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jerome: Consider risking $200, thereby beating Brad on the Triple Stumper (should Brad wager to cover Ken's doubled score).

Ken: You ought to wager to cover Jerome, 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 $11,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,400 (to shut out Jerome) or less than $3,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jerome). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Brad.

Brad: Wager $7,001 to cover Ken.

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