Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Kerry: Consider risking $400, thereby beating Greg on the Triple Stumper (should Greg wager to cover Helen's doubled score).

Helen: You ought to wager to cover Kerry, 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 $3,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,800 (to shut out Kerry) or less than $800 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Kerry). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Greg.

Greg: Wager $2,201 to cover Helen.

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