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February 11th, 2019 at 4:12:36 PM permalink
Absolutely. He needs to be back in UK before Brexit... LOL
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February 16th, 2019 at 10:00:49 PM permalink
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Switch, how much longer will you be in " THE COLONIES " ?



Leaving tomorrow. Should be back in Vegas in April.
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February 16th, 2019 at 10:09:20 PM permalink
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This doesn't surprise me. Even though the net outcome is tilted toward the house, it's a fun distraction from regular BJ routine and there is a chance you might win big!



Quick update before I head back. The numbers on the game have been good and have been comparable with their regular Blackjack game.
I've completed an alternate version which has a lower push rate (30%) with a flatter paytable. Nevada Gaming have told me that they can approve both versions if I wish to add the 2nd version and extend the trial period.
I'm aiming to do that as I want to cover which options the players prefer - feedback has suggested that a higher hit frequency and flatter paytable may be more desirable. Also, in order to roll the dice more often, the feature will occur on a dealer bust hand rather than a dealer 22.
Once I've submitted the 2nd version I'll post it here and hopefully get some insighful feedback as to which version appears better.
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February 16th, 2019 at 11:27:09 PM permalink
Any dealer bust hand? That is interesting. It certainly solves the feature frequency issue discussed here. What would the new pay table be? Something like: 0, 1, 2, 5, 10? Hell, I bet "0, 1, 2, 3, 5" would work since it's not a side-bet. I think you're on to something with this tack.
Have you tried 22 tonight? I said 22.
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February 17th, 2019 at 12:17:14 AM permalink
Quote: Gialmere

Any dealer bust hand? That is interesting. It certainly solves the feature frequency issue discussed here. What would the new pay table be? Something like: 0, 1, 2, 5, 10? Hell, I bet "0, 1, 2, 3, 5" would work since it's not a side-bet. I think you're on to something with this tack.



So far I am looking at two paytables, although I have changed the dice set up as well:-

1, 3/2, 3/1, 10/1 and 1, 6/5, 5/1, 10/1, 20/1 is the other. One adds around 1.6% so can be used to change 3/2 to 6/5 and the other adds around 0.3% to the overall HE.
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May 14th, 2019 at 4:41:39 PM permalink
The rules of Lucky Cat as played at the Golden Nugget have changed. How the dice have four blank sides, one white cat, and one gold cat. Here is the new pay table on a dealer 22, according to the dice:

Three matching cats pays 10 to 1
Three mixed cats pays 3 to 1
Any two cats pays 1.5 to 1
Any one cat pays 1 to 1

I calculate this costs the player 0.34% above the normal blackjack house edge.

For more details please see the version 2 section of my Lucky Cat Blackjack page.
It's not whether you win or lose; it's whether or not you had a good bet.
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May 14th, 2019 at 4:54:16 PM permalink
duplicate
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May 14th, 2019 at 4:55:11 PM permalink
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If he is in Nevada, would that count as being in the the "colonies?"



Maybe in Madrid it is.
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May 15th, 2019 at 5:37:54 PM permalink
I misunderstood one of the new rules. The dealer now rolls the Lucky Cat dice on ANY bust. I'm showing the effect of the Lucky Cat rule to be an increase in house edge of 1.29%. If you read my Lucky Cat page yesterday, please reread it.
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May 15th, 2019 at 6:44:52 PM permalink
I'm a little confused since the Version 2 intro section still twice refers to a dealer 22 hand.

Also, how many dice are used in Version 2? The entry shows no 4OAK pay-line for either mixed or matched rolls.
Have you tried 22 tonight? I said 22.

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