Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Gabe: Seeing as you don't have enough money to win on a Triple Stumper (you will lose by at least $1,000), you might try betting $4,001, playing for a win if Laura tries to two-thirds Darryl (though, from this position, a wager of all $8,200 is acceptable and perhaps preferred as it forces Laura to cover you).

Laura: You ought to wager to cover Gabe, 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 $12,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $4,200 (to shut out Gabe) or less than $3,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Gabe). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Darryl.

Darryl: Wager $7,601 to cover Laura.

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