Bondy3
Joined: Jan 4, 2013
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January 24th, 2017 at 2:26:58 PM permalink
for example if I play the 9/6 Job perfectly the theoretical loss is small, if I play making mistakes because im human, I think that the real HE is closer to 99.3%

how do casinos track theoretical loss on VP games in terms of comps offered?
Romes
Joined: Jul 22, 2014
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January 24th, 2017 at 2:47:20 PM permalink
There's a lot of ways...

The old way if it was part of a multi-game machine was to average the HE's of all the games offered on the machine. Few places do this still because as you can tell if you can actually play 9/6 JoB well and they're going to give the machine a theo of like 4% (maybe Keno is on it too) then an edge could certainly be had.

In the places with the newest and best the machines can actually calculate theo per game, and in the best case scenario (rare) it could be an updating dynamic theo that updates based off how the players are actually playing on the machine.

The average most places set a theo to the machine. For example, a place near me has 99% deuces but the machine has a set theo of 2.7%.

Listen to the recent GWAE with the former slot director Buddy Frank: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oHB5HthJJk
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Bondy3
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January 24th, 2017 at 3:13:24 PM permalink
is there a way to find out other than straight up asking what your theo is after you have had a big play session?
DRich
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January 24th, 2017 at 3:17:44 PM permalink
Quote: Romes

In the places with the newest and best the machines can actually calculate theo per game, and in the best case scenario (rare) it could be an updating dynamic theo that updates based off how the players are actually playing on the machine.

Listen to the recent GWAE with the former slot director Buddy Frank: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oHB5HthJJk

I am not aware of any casino tracking system that can evaluate a players theo based on their skill level at a particular game. If there is one, it wouldn't be applicable to 99% or more of the common poker machines because they do not offer a protocol that can communicate it back to the system.
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