Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jonpaul: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $200, you need to bet either $2,001, and play for a win if Beth tries to two-thirds Andrew, or bet at least $8,201 to cover Andrew's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $12,200 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Beth: You ought to wager to cover Jonpaul, 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 $14,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $10,200 (to shut out Jonpaul) or less than $1,800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jonpaul). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Andrew.

Andrew: Wager $8,001 to cover Beth.

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