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Rebates On Losses
 

Some web casinos offer to refund 10 percent of losses, but any wins are paid normally. These offers are mathematically great, and pragmatically pretty good. The advantage would be a whopping 10 percent if it were possible to cash out after every hand. Ideally, on a $100 bet, the player either wins a C-note, or loses and immediately collects a 10 percent rebate. In other words, $90 is risked for a win of $100, which is a bet to die for. Imagine if, in a 1,000-hand session, a casino refunded 10 percent on every losing hand! That will not happen, so expect to be allowed one rebate per promotion period. These rebates on losses are good for quick hits, but note that the value declines with more action. In the long run, expected online blackjack games losses are 0.5 percent of all your bets. So eventually, the worth of the rebate will be 10 percent of 0.5 percent, effectively reducing the house advantage to 0.45 percent. The way to play these promotions then is to reduce play. One advantage of this kind of offer is that there may be less scrutiny of your action. Since they already have you beat at cashout time, the 10 percent they promised isn't so bad.

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