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Mr. Curious
10-06-2005, 02:27 PM
I was looking for the "First Ace pays money" blackjack thread, but could not find it. In the thread, it described a blackjack game where a bonus bet of \$1 would give you \$25 if your first card was an ace. I think it was Aaron Brown who did the EV for the first ace being \$2.36.

What I am wondering is if I double the bonus bet to \$2, does that double the EV to \$4.72?

Thanks!

Tom1975
10-06-2005, 02:34 PM
Yes, unless there's a cap on the amount you can win

BruceZ
10-06-2005, 03:27 PM
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I was looking for the "First Ace pays money" blackjack thread, but could not find it. In the thread, it described a blackjack game where a bonus bet of \$1 would give you \$25 if your first card was an ace. I think it was Aaron Brown who did the EV for the first ace being \$2.36.

What I am wondering is if I double the bonus bet to \$2, does that double the EV to \$4.72?

Thanks!

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It's here (http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/showthreaded.php?Cat=&amp;Number=3507414&amp;page=5&amp;view=e xpanded&amp;sb=5&amp;o=14&amp;vc=1), and it was I who calculated the first ace to be worth at least \$1.78, with the total EV being \$2.68. If they allow you to double your bet, then that will double the EV.

Mr. Curious
10-07-2005, 01:17 PM
Oops /images/graemlins/blush.gif

Thanks Bruce!