Enter three post-DJ! Round scores below to see wagering suggestions for each player.
Virginia: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $3,100), you might try betting $3,301, playing for a win if Tim tries to two-thirds Michael (though, from this position, a wager of all $4,300 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Tim to cover you).
Tim: You ought to wager to cover Virginia, 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 $7,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $1,000 (to shut out Virginia) or less than $200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Virginia). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Michael.
Michael: Wager $3,901 to cover Tim.
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