May 21st, 2012 at 6:05:42 PM permalink
I have read this several times, but with no explanation. Why does a CSM (or a machine that reshuffles every hand for that matter) have a slightly lower house advantage than going through a full shoe? Why does each hand deeper in a shoe have a higher HA?
May 22nd, 2012 at 7:51:02 AM permalink
DUHHIIIIIIIII HEARD THAT!
May 22nd, 2012 at 8:15:51 AM permalink
My quick answer as to why a cut card is bad is that if it is followed by a clump of high cards not many of them will be dealt in the last hand. However, if it is followed by small cards then more of them will be dealt in the last hand. For this reason, the last hand in a shoe tends slightly to go to the dealer, because more small cards are seen, and small cards favor the dealer.
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