Online Blackjack Games Player
it seems unlikely that any but the deliberately destructive
could give the house more than a 15% edge. This is
only a little more than half the keno vigorish of
26%: the dumbest Online Blackjack Games player is
twice as smart as any keno player!
Observations i made in the spring of 1987 shoid that
the overall casino advantage against a typical customer
is about 2%. The number and cost of players' deviations
from basic strategy ire recorded for 11,000 hands
actually played in Nevada and New Jersey casinos.
The players misplayed about one hand in every 6.5,
at an average cost of 9% per mistake. This translates
into incidentally, standing with (A,4) v T is more
costly by 13% than standing with (3,2). it's only
because i've grown more accustomed to seeing the former
that i regard the latter as the more depraved act.
One player, when innocently asked why he stood on
(A,5), replied "Even if i do get a ten (emphasis
to indicate that he apparently thought this was the
best of all possible draws) i still would only have
|Long-Term Staking Arrangements
staking arrangements require a great deal more trust
between player and backer, because the backer is typically
not present for every tournament and/or money game,
and has to accept the player's word for the results
(receipts help a lot with tournaments; if the staking
includes money play, there is little a backer can
do but trust).
There are many kinds of long-term staking arrangements.
Sometimes the deal is simple: The backer provides
all buy-ins to both tournaments and money games for
a year. The player keeps good records and updates
the backer regularly and at year's end, the two settle
up. In a losing year, the backer pays all losses.
In a winning year, the duo split winnings according
to a predetermined percentage, such as 50 percent.
The backer often advances money to the player under
such arrangements. At year's end, the slate is cleaned
and the duo decide if they wish to continue for another