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Old September 18th, 2005, 05:33 PM
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This review perpetuates one common blackjack myth; i.e. that the skill of the other players at the table affect your results.

To quote: <<<<Oddly Blackjack is sort of a team sport, because the cards that one player does, or does not take, affects everyone at the table.>>>>

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<<<<<However if you play using the instructions I've given, you've already improved not only your chances of winning, but those of all the people sharing the Blackjack table with you.>>>>>>

This is absolute nonsense, and anyone who has a firm grasp of probability theory, knows it is.
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Old September 19th, 2005, 12:54 PM
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Amen brudda
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Old February 13th, 2006, 08:58 PM
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The player sitting in third base impacts the results.

Example dealer has a 4 showing. third base has a 14. On aveage, 50% of the cards left in the deck will break 14, therefore, the odds favor no taking a card. Let the dealer break...and pay the board.
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Old February 22nd, 2006, 04:03 PM
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Actully the poster above me is wrong.....
the laws of math are not changed due to one player playing poorly no matter where they sit. Math is math. Some times a poor player will kill the table sometimes they will save it. Only person whos odds they are messing up is their own
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play craps instead - nobody anyone else does matters
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