darkoz
darkoz
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January 24th, 2018 at 12:47:04 PM permalink
Quote: RS

It's 1 in 270,725 games you'll get all kings in the kings pile.



I definitely havent played that many times even in 30 years lol
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Dalex64
Dalex64
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January 24th, 2018 at 1:35:06 PM permalink
Even though I trust the citations cited by the webpage cited in the wikipedia article,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clock_Patience
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ClockSolitaire.html

I wrote a quick program to simulate the game.

I get a win rate of about 1 in 13.

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