Wagering calculator

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

First equals second plus half of third

Stratton's Dilemma

Mary: Anticipating that Allen will wager for the tie rather than to cover by $1, and that Steven will wager everything, you should bet nothing, and you will tie for the win on the Triple Stumper.

Steven: Risk all $4,900 for the win or tie if you give the correct response (and provided Allen doesn't wager to cover by $1). You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $2,700 (to shut out Mary) or less than $1,100 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Mary). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Allen.

Allen: Wager $3,000--wagering any more risks falling behind Mary's wager of $0.

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