September 14th, 2021 at 2:11:29 PM
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Game rules

You have a deck of cards

Every round you shuffle and you deal

You can shuffle and deal for ever

You play basic strategy for 1 deck

What is the max number of losses in a row?

You can lose a few times but

is it possible to lose 1000 times, 10000, 1 million times in a row

and never win a hand?

You have a deck of cards

Every round you shuffle and you deal

You can shuffle and deal for ever

You play basic strategy for 1 deck

What is the max number of losses in a row?

You can lose a few times but

is it possible to lose 1000 times, 10000, 1 million times in a row

and never win a hand?

September 14th, 2021 at 2:18:42 PM
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Your next hand is unaffected by your last hand if it is a new shuffle.

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.

September 14th, 2021 at 2:25:26 PM
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This sort of like asking the maximum number of consecutive coin flips you can lose. The answer is infinity

It’s all about making that GTA

September 14th, 2021 at 2:42:11 PM
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You can't lose infinite times.

There is a distribution between win and losses.

If you only lose and not win means that

probability of winning is 0 and probability of losing is 100%

but at blackjack probability of win hands > 0

that means that eventually after a losing streak you will win.

There is a distribution between win and losses.

If you only lose and not win means that

probability of winning is 0 and probability of losing is 100%

but at blackjack probability of win hands > 0

that means that eventually after a losing streak you will win.

September 14th, 2021 at 2:49:39 PM
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Quote:MrSevenBoxYou can't lose infinite times.

In theory, you can. It's pretty much impossible, but it "can" happen.

You cannot say that there is a maximum number of consecutive losses. Otherwise, the probability of winning the next hand after that many losses would be 100%, but, to put it in a variation of your words, "at blackjack the probability of losing hands > 0."

Remember, the probability of a coin toss coming up heads 1000 times in a row is the same as the same coin coming up heads 999 times in a row and then the 1000th toss is tails.

September 14th, 2021 at 2:49:57 PM
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You don't have an infinite bankroll to play an infinite amount of hands.

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.

September 14th, 2021 at 3:12:22 PM
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Quote:billryanYou don't have an infinite bankroll to play an infinite amount of hands.

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I am not asking how much bankroll you need to have to survive infinite losses.

September 14th, 2021 at 3:19:21 PM
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Quote:MrSevenBoxQuote:billryanYou don't have an infinite bankroll to play an infinite amount of hands.

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I am not asking how much bankroll you need to have to survive infinite losses.link to original post

Play for funsies. It won't change anything.

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.

September 14th, 2021 at 3:44:07 PM
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Quote:MrSevenBoxQuote:billryanYou don't have an infinite bankroll to play an infinite amount of hands.

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I am not asking how much bankroll you need to have to survive infinite losses.link to original post

You did ask, however:

"You can lose a few times but is it possible to lose 1000 times, 10000, 1 million times in a row and never win a hand?"

and the answer is, yes. It's about as likely as tossing a coin 1000, 10,000, 1 million times and having it come up heads each time, but that doesn't mean it "can't" happen.