Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Corey: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $600, you need to bet either $1,101, and play for a win if Shelby tries to two-thirds Paul, or bet at least $3,201 to cover Paul's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $3,600 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Shelby: You ought to wager to cover Corey, 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 $4,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,500 (to shut out Corey) or less than $500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Corey). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Paul.

Paul: Wager $2,601 to cover Shelby.

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