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Jim: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $2,100), you might try betting $3,501, playing for a win if Joe tries to two-thirds Bart (though, from this position, a wager of all $5,500 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Joe to cover you).
Joe: You ought to wager to cover Jim, 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 $9,000. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,000 (to shut out Jim) or less than $1,400 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jim). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Bart.
Bart: Wager $5,201 to cover Joe.
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