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You could argue that they are separate bets and should not be thought of as a single bet, which technically is correct but, to me, not reality when the odds bet is made without fail. The likely hood for a strong hand is equal to that of a weak hand before the deal. Taking counting out you again have no idea which situation you're in, and they're both just as likely. Again, you gain no advantage from just playing blackjack as you find yourself in poor situations just as often as good situations.
I'm glad we can discuss in good fun. It's never my intent to upset anyone, and I do have a lot of respect for your craps knowledge I've seen you express through your posts. Where you lose me though is where you say "you can change the HE but not the EV. This is not about whether the player knows his situation. And forget about poor situations.
I simply stated, there are situations when the shoe is in condition to favor the player on the next hand. Whether one is counting or not, when a shoe reaches a rich condition, the player had the edge for the next hand, before he even places his bet, whether he knows it or not.
This is impossible in craps where every initial hand begins at a disadvantage. Hmmm, well you do seem to be stuck on this and it surprises me a bit that you are unaware that this is well covered elsewhere. The way you can change the HE, but not the EV, is by a bet combination of a negative expectation bet with a free odds bet. If you combine two negative expectation bets, it can be said that you can change the HE but can only increase the EV [the absolute value ]; a fact which escapes many a hedging player.
Craps, who has better odds? Jul 22, Threads: April 15th, at 8: Jan 7, Threads: These are the two games I play. Craps is way more volatile and I tend to bet more aggressively and more money which leads to some really big wins but some big losses as well. BJ is much more likely to be a grind it our affair. I suspect this would be most peoples experience that play both?
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