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so my dad was playing with three other people in golf for 9 holes.
The bet is each player puts in \$5 dollars. There are 2 games being played. \$3 dollars of the \$5 goes to who has the most points and \$2 of the \$5 goes to the trash pot.

At he conclusion of the 9 holes my dad was the only winner of the points pot and Larry was the only winner of the trash pot. The points pot should have \$12 dollars and the trash pot should have \$8.

However my dad didn't have correct change nor did Larry so the pot was left with \$10 dollars. Dad took \$6 of the \$10 and Larry took \$4.  The next time they played Larry said we did not distribute the money correctly. Larry said Dad should have gotten \$7 and Larry \$3. Larry's logic is if everyone contributed to the pot, the trash pot should have \$8 dollars in it. After subtracting out his contribution of \$5, he should have a net winnings of \$3 dollars not \$4 dollars, and dad \$7 dollars instead of 6.

So which way is right???

Edited by phillip1882
clarification

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