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Kev Agent of The Shadow

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Bk Ray

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
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Subj: Re: Shouldn't Roulette be completly winnable?
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 at 10:40:52 am EST (Viewed 177 times)
Reply Subj: Shouldn't Roulette be completly winnable?
Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 at 05:12:41 pm EST (Viewed 333 times)


    Assuming a fair table, with just the inherrant mathematical edge to the house.

    I walk in with £2,000.

    I bet £100 Red. approx 49% that red comes up. It comes up black.I lose £100.

    I bet £250 on Red. It comes up Green. I'm now down £350.

    I bet £500 on Red. It eventually comes up Red. I'm up £150.

    The above is 2 losses to my 1 win. A dangerous game to play, but even with more losses, I should still win, as long as I have the capital to keep playing and I know when to quit.

When I turned 21 my friends and I went to Reno and in our naivety we were completely convinced Roulette was "there for the taking". I think the strategy was to keep squaring the bet or something. 2, 4, 16, etc. which quickly went beyond our limited means.

The 0 & 00 make that game a House Game and there is no beating it, you might as well play Keno for all the good it will do you.

KATS latest read: The Avenger Justice Inc. by Kenneth Robeson