Alice in puzzle-land : a Carrollian tale for children under by Raymond M. Smullyan

By Raymond M. Smullyan

A number of puzzles facing be aware play and good judgment, arithmetic and philosophy, that includes Alice and the creatures of Wonderland

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Since there was big action as I played at the $100 minimum table, I was given very little heat. However, when I cashed out, the cashier wanted to know where my chips came from, dice or blackjack. 50 I in casinos, I told her the truth. Session Two. Rio. lO:20-11:15PM. Swing shift. 2 decks. The penetration was lousy at the Rio tonight, not much over 50 percent. With the bad rules in force (the dealer hits soft 17 and no doubles after splits) bad penetration really hurts. Despite some hints from me and a couple of tips, the dealers never went further into the deck.

Winning will thus provide two rewards for me: I'll make money and make a purported Nazi-lover poorer. Politics aside, this is one of the best places to play in Vegas. The rules and deck penetration are good; DAS is allowed in both games; the dealer stands on all 17's; and in terms of penetration, up to 75 percent is dealt in the two-deck games and five of sixdecks are dealt in the shoes. " Las Vegas Hilton: This is another casino in which Wong and Snyder need to provide their readers with a negative update.

As any serious blackjack player knows, the most important factor in the game is how far into the deck a dealer goes before shuffling. The deeper the penetration, the more likely a player will obtain a high true count (running count divided by the remaining deck(s)). More high-counts mean greater long-range profits. 18 Las Vegas Blackjack Diary Stanford Wong mentions a routine example of the importance of deck penetration on page 82 of his Blackjack Secrets. 7 percent of the time with 50 percent (52 card) penetration, 3 percent of the time with 73 percent (76 card) penetration, and 4 percent of the time with 79 percent (82 card) penetration.

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