Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Halla: Considering that you're going to lose on a Triple Stumper by at least $200, you need to bet either $1,901, and play for a win if Chuck tries to two-thirds Susannah, or bet at least $4,401 to cover Susannah's $0 bet (though, from this position, a wager of all $4,800 is acceptable and perhaps preferred).

Chuck: You ought to wager to cover Halla, 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 $6,700. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,900 (to shut out Halla) or less than $1,700 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Halla). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Susannah.

Susannah: Wager $4,201 to cover Chuck.

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