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Old October 8th, 2011, 04:17 PM
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Whats the most hands someone has lost in a row?
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Old October 8th, 2011, 04:40 PM
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The trick I use is to measure my results by EV rather than actual result. This way every day is a positive day as long as you are playing positive EV. After a while you don't even pay attention to the small swings of a couple hundred units and in the end expectation and actual results will come back together, if you play enough.

Admittedly this technique don't work as well for me during extended swings. During a 5 week period in July and the first week of August I lost over 1300 units. It becomes a little harder to convince yourself that such a losing day was really a positive, because you played positive expectation game, when you suffer losing day after losing day for weeks at a time.
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Old October 8th, 2011, 05:54 PM
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Whats the most hands someone has lost in a row?
I have lost 12 hands in a row but I have witnessed a loss of 21 hands. Not in a row but not a single win in 21 straight hands. There were some pushes mixed in. What was crazy about that was it continued into the next shoe
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Old October 8th, 2011, 05:56 PM
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I have lost over 300 units in one session. 110 units is really easy especially if you are spreading high.
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Old October 8th, 2011, 10:25 PM
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My partner once lost 140 max bets flatbetting a juicy 2:1 promo over the course of about 30 hours play. I was lucky enough to only be about 50% under EV during the same time period. The other players did OK and one of them crushed so the casino was probably close to their expected negative EV for the time period.

Negative variance is part of BJ. You will have to get used to it.
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Old October 8th, 2011, 10:28 PM
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Just lost 130 units in on shoe... on CVBJ.

Missed insurance 5 times!
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Old October 8th, 2011, 10:47 PM
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What's the worst swing you guys have taken?

I need a drink...
Where did it happen, on the ground or on an aeroplane?
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Old October 8th, 2011, 10:55 PM
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600 units in one session. three times.
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Old October 8th, 2011, 11:14 PM
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600 units in one session. three times.
Did you use all the tricks in your sleeves?
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Old October 9th, 2011, 02:50 AM
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Ouch, buddy.

It hurts to fall, but you've got to pick yourself up and soldier on.
 

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