Wagering calculator

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

Two-thirds for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Patty: Consider risking $400, thereby beating Rita on the Triple Stumper (should Rita wager to cover Kevin's doubled score).

Kevin: You ought to wager to cover Patty, 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 $6,600. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,400 (to shut out Patty) or less than $1,000 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Patty). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Rita.

Rita: Wager $3,801 to cover Kevin.

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