Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why fewer decks are better for the blackjack player

This is a follow-up to last week’s post, which ended with the question, “Why are fewer decks better for the player in blackjack?” mostly still unresolved.  After another week to think about the problem and explore some ideas, I think we can … Continue reading

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Blackjack and number of decks

I recently made some additional changes to my blackjack combinatorial analysis software, in response to some interesting questions about card-counting systems.  In the process, I encountered some even more interesting– and mostly unrelated– results that I do not fully understand, since they … Continue reading

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