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 Forum: Probability 12-31-2005, 01:17 PM Replies: 3 Views: 607 Posted By BruceZ Re: Can you beat this game? [ QUOTE ] If I'm reading your rules correctly, then all you have to do to beat the game is place your original bet. There are 3 face cards in 27 different combinations. 8 times in 27, you'll get...
 Forum: Probability 12-31-2005, 04:59 AM Replies: 6 Views: 49 Posted By BruceZ Re: probability of getting flush with suited hand [ QUOTE ] Hey, I'm just wondering, when you use C(39,2), C(39,1), etc on your three examples, what is the reasons for using those numbers? [/ QUOTE ] There are 39 non-flush cards and 11...
 Forum: Probability 12-31-2005, 04:06 AM Replies: 5 Views: 85 Posted By BruceZ Re: probability of hands clashing.... [ QUOTE ] Sheesh, thanks guys. I thought it was astronimcal, but I didn't realize that it was THAT astronomical lol. [/ QUOTE ] Keep in mind that's heads-up. At a 10-player table it will be...
 Forum: Probability 12-31-2005, 02:57 AM Replies: 5 Views: 85 Posted By BruceZ Re: probability of hands clashing.... [ QUOTE ] At the risk of BruceZ taking me to school for bad calculations /images/graemlins/smile.gif I'll give this a shot. The chances of two players with pocket pairs (any pocket pairs not of...
 Forum: Probability 12-30-2005, 09:42 PM Replies: 5 Views: 70 Posted By BruceZ Re: AA vs KK Heads up [ QUOTE ] There are 6 ways to get AA out of 1,326 possible pocket cards. Given that has happened, there are 6 ways to get KK out of 1,125 pocket cards. [/ QUOTE ] 6 ways to get KK out of...
 Forum: Probability 12-30-2005, 09:39 PM Replies: 5 Views: 70 Posted By BruceZ Re: AA vs KK Heads up [ QUOTE ] Seems like your answer told me the probability of AA and KK being dealt out in a Heads up game instead of what the odds are that my opponent have KK when I have AA. [/ QUOTE ] He...
 Forum: Probability 12-30-2005, 06:41 PM Replies: 2 Views: 64 Posted By BruceZ Re: How many expected unique cards in 52 of 6 decks? (edited) [ QUOTE ] 6 decks of 52 cards are shuffled together randomly. How many UNIQUE cards (i.e. rank and suit) would you then expect in the first 52 dealt? 9 is the minimum, and 52 is the maximum....
 Forum: Poker Theory 12-30-2005, 05:56 PM Replies: 5 Views: 80 Posted By BruceZ Re: Calculating the odds of hitting a hand on the flop [ QUOTE ] The probability forum would help you out better. Here is a link to some helpful stats (http://www.learn-texas-holdem.com/texas-holdem-odds-probabilities.htm) [/ QUOTE ] That...
 Forum: Probability 12-30-2005, 05:52 PM Replies: 1 Views: 54 Posted By BruceZ Re: Couple questions about odds to flop made hands or 8+out draws [ QUOTE ] I know I've seen a chart before that has what I'm looking for, unfortunately I don't know what book to look in and I've loaned a few out so I may not even have it. What I'm trying to find...
 Forum: Probability 12-30-2005, 05:37 AM Replies: 4 Views: 57 Posted By BruceZ Re: Bankroll formulas with hourly rate and standard deviation [ QUOTE ] I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this topic or not, but it seems closest to what I'm looking for. After over a year of playing poker online for stakes that were too high for...
 Forum: Probability 12-30-2005, 12:26 AM Replies: 5 Views: 64 Posted By BruceZ Re: AK probability of 4 card draw [ QUOTE ] am i right here holding JT (suited or not) flopping a 8 out open end straight is 7.21% [/ QUOTE ] No, it's 9.6%...
 Forum: Probability 12-29-2005, 10:42 AM Replies: 3 Views: 58 Posted By BruceZ Re: Yahtzee Texas Holdem [ QUOTE ] that should be C(20,7) not C(20,5) since you get 7 dice to make a hand with shouldn't it? [/ QUOTE ] You're correct. I was only considering 5 dice hands, as in the original...
 Forum: Poker Theory 12-29-2005, 09:53 AM Replies: 5 Views: 80 Posted By BruceZ Re: Calculating the odds of hitting a hand on the flop [ QUOTE ] I'm would be grateful if someone could point me in the right direction on how to make calculations on the probability a hand will hit on the flop. For example suppose a player in early...
 Forum: Probability 12-29-2005, 05:53 AM Replies: 3 Views: 58 Posted By BruceZ Re: Yahtzee Texas Holdem Cool, Hold'em Yahtzee. [ QUOTE ] You auto win the game if you get a 'Yahtzee Flush'. Five dice of the same number and suit. Can anyone work out the odds of getting one? [/ QUOTE ] number of...
 Forum: Probability 12-25-2005, 09:29 PM Replies: 6 Views: 25 Posted By BruceZ Re: Huh ? [ QUOTE ] A 3BB/100 win rate with a SD of EIGHTY BIG BETS PER 100 HANDS ?To answer your question . . . There is no realistic chance that a 3BB/100 winner could ever go through 2,500 big bets even...
 Forum: Probability 12-21-2005, 12:35 AM Replies: 5 Views: 25 Posted By BruceZ Re: What is the expectation of this game? [ QUOTE ] Looks like 8 possible outcomes, each equally likely. You are betting on coin flips, for all intents and purposes. The outcomes are distributed as follows: -30 (1, -30) -10 (3, -30)...
 Forum: Probability 12-10-2005, 12:04 AM Replies: 4 Views: 26 Posted By BruceZ no [ QUOTE ] bruze how do i go about and bring up all your math posts? [/ QUOTE ] Use the search function. The one on this page only gives the posts for the last few months, so for older posts,...
 12-08-2005, 10:09 PM Replies: 14 Views: 66 Posted By BruceZ Re: Infinite multiplication [ QUOTE ] I wrote a perl script (before I saw your anwer), and it didn't seem to converge. [/ QUOTE ] This shows that it is converging. Convergence means that it gets closer and closer to...
 Forum: Probability 12-08-2005, 02:19 PM Replies: 4 Views: 37 Posted By BruceZ Re: Theoretical stats question re standard deviation [ QUOTE ] Thanks for the response Bruce. Can you just explain the formula sqrt(0.25*2^2 + 0.75*0^2 - 0.5^2)? [/ QUOTE ] 0.25*2^2 + 0.75*0^2 is E(x^2), the expected value of the square of the...
 12-08-2005, 01:48 PM Replies: 14 Views: 66 Posted By BruceZ Re: Infinite multiplication [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] If the numbers in your sequence go to 1 quickly enough, then M can be non-zero [/ QUOTE ] But your number is always less than 1 and every multiplication will lower it...
 Forum: Probability 12-08-2005, 03:20 AM Replies: 5 Views: 32 Posted By BruceZ Re: Probability Question [ QUOTE ] You shuffle a deck of 52 cards and start dealing off the top. a. How many cards should you expect to turn over before you get to the second ace? [/ QUOTE ] Consider the 4 aces...
 Forum: Probability 12-07-2005, 09:22 PM Replies: 4 Views: 37 Posted By BruceZ Re: Theoretical stats question re standard deviation [ QUOTE ] Say I offer you a coin flipping game, and you profit 1 if you flip heads, and 0 if you flip tails. Your expected win is .5, and the standard deviation is .5 (I think I am right so far). ...
 Forum: Probability 12-06-2005, 03:31 PM Replies: 6 Views: 23 Posted By BruceZ Re: RoR -- What % loss before double? I corrected an error in my computation of the mean fractional loss. Since P(f) is actually the probability of losing f or more, we need the density function -P'(f) to compute the expected value of...
 Forum: Other Other Topics 12-06-2005, 01:15 PM Replies: 20 Views: 70 Posted By BruceZ Re: This guy is good at bowling [ QUOTE ] I actually did this once. I was unaware that there is some sort of lubrication on the lanes. I got filthy. [/ QUOTE ] The oil pattern is a primary aspect of the game nowadays as...
 Forum: Other Other Topics 12-06-2005, 01:11 PM Replies: 20 Views: 70 Posted By BruceZ Re: This guy is good at bowling [ QUOTE ] Video (http://m90.org/index.php?id=9524) [/ QUOTE ] That's Mike Machuga (http://pba.com/players/singlebio.asp?ID=141#stats). He won that tournament. It was his first PBA...
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