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    NOOB Questions

    That's very helpful. I'm not sure I understand all the terminology but I understand most of it, and I'm still working on indices. I don't know how much I'd get to play heads-up, and yes, I think leaving at TC <= -1 isn't practical. It will be interesting to see what the situation is in Vegas...
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    NOOB Questions

    I wrote a crude simulation to test the effect of bet spread, and found that 10-1 gave about twice the profit of 6-1. If I were asked cold, I would say that a $15 bet and 5-1 spread with perfect basic play but limited variation, would win maybe $30-40 an hour. I did look at CVCX and what was...
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    NOOB Questions

    Thank you for the advice. There are plenty of low-limits 3:2 games in Vegas. Assume I won't do anything weird, like splitting T's or doubling 9 against a 7. I think my ideal spread is $15-75. Is this a "low" limit and "low" spread by a casino's definition, to the point where they wouldn't...
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    NOOB Questions

    Background - I bought "Beat The Dealer" when I was in junior high school. Seriously. And by way of perspective, that was before gambling was even legal in Atlantic City. I've always been a statistics nerd. About 5 years ago I started going to Las Vegas regularly (I retired early) and from...
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