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February 13th, 2018 at 2:38:19 PM permalink
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I dealt blackjack to a guy years ago, when most of you were in diapers. He doubled down on his blackjack against my (dealer) 10. He got some crap card like a 4 or 5. He ended up winning.



Those who were in diapers when you were dealing, are likely still in diapers. Not sure what you call a young curmudgeon, but you're pioneering the way. Just wait til you get a lawn. You'll be a holy terror.

EB would be proud.
If the House lost every hand, they wouldn't deal the game.
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February 13th, 2018 at 2:55:12 PM permalink
Not a bad play, but i overheard a guy on the Casino War table say "Ive played this before so i need to sit at 3rd base"
Lucca3927
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February 13th, 2018 at 3:18:09 PM permalink
Quote: Mission146

Should they hedge it? The, "12,' has a worse House Edge than the Line Bets, (by a lot) so maybe they had some idea as to the comp value and determined that the value would not be in excess of the House Edge if they were to make the bet on the 12. I understand that you can control your maximum loss on a hand that way, just playing Devil's Advocate. The House Edge still works against them whether they are hedging or not. Thus, speaking in terms of expectation, they expect to lose less money not hedging the 12.



Well, I never said that it was a particularly smart thing to do. Personally, I don't play for comps but lots of people do-and overextend themselves. In the end it's their money.
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Lucca3927
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February 13th, 2018 at 3:21:18 PM permalink
Has anyone ever seen a Martingdale blow up in somene's face? After all, it's a perfect system UNTIL that one time that it isn't.
"I should have bet black." - Winston Churchill .
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February 13th, 2018 at 3:26:33 PM permalink
I nominate Ax's decision to change his mind on betting the Eagles because I loved them and he thought I couldn't possibly keep winning and that I would lose. That was an incredibly dumb move trying to be slick... and has to be the Worst Move EVER!

(Edited to remove personal insult with WMW concurrence.)
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February 13th, 2018 at 3:29:18 PM permalink
Quote: Lucca3927

Has anyone ever seen a Martingdale blow up in somene's face? After all, it's a perfect system UNTIL that one time that it isn't.



Oh. Yeah. Happens often in PGP, especially those consortiums where one person plays for 8 or 10 who've pooled their money and are standing in a clump behind them. The stacks get almost a foot high as they keep doubling up (usually a positive Martingale). I had to get past being nervous on their behalf. So much out there, as much as 5k on a $5 min table.
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February 13th, 2018 at 3:40:58 PM permalink
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I once bought stock in Enron. And NTEK now that I think about it. Far worse than doubling a hard 19 against a 5.......



I bought $300 worth of Adelphia stock after their scandal and AFTER they filed bankruptcy. I was hoping someone would bail them out and my 3000 shares would make me rich. Well Adelphia was removed from the ticker and my 300 went with it.
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February 13th, 2018 at 4:30:10 PM permalink
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I nominate Ax's decision to change his mind on betting the Eagles because I loved them and he thought I couldn't possibly keep winning and that I would lose. That was an incredibly dumb move trying to be slick... and has to be the Worst Move EVER! (edited per WMW request)



I'm pretty sure that Axel has forgotten more about winning and getting the W than you will ever know. You are embarrassing yourself.
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February 13th, 2018 at 4:41:05 PM permalink
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I'm pretty sure that Axel has forgotten more about winning and getting the W than you will ever know. You are embarrassing yourself.



Apparently not. (Edited to remove personal insult with WMW concurrence.)
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February 13th, 2018 at 4:48:30 PM permalink
Quote: WatchMeWin

I nominate Ax's decision to change his mind on betting the Eagles because I loved them and he thought I couldn't possibly keep winning and that I would lose. That was an incredibly dumb move trying to be slick... and has to be the Worst Move EVER!(edited per WMW request)



I don't mind a bit of trash talk, though it makes you appear a poor winner, but Axel is not Evil, and you need to remove that tacky hashtag. WARNING.
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