Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Problem of Understanding

  1. #1


    Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No

    Problem of Understanding

    Can someone please help me verbalize this phrase here? (Those numbers concerning the circles). Do i have to split if the TC <= 6??

    https://ibb.co/RGXJgms

  2. #2


    Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
    I think of it as deviation from basic strategy.

    So you usually split 8,8 vs 10. So at +6 you actually DONT split.

  3. #3
    Random number herder Norm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    The mote in God's eye
    Posts
    10,456
    Blog Entries
    59


    Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
    Few people use this index.
    "It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows." -Epictetus

  4. #4


    Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
    Don't know if you are aware of it but you're looking at a SPLIT WITH NO DAS table. If this is what you're looking for, fine. Otherwise, if you're playing a game with DAS, you have the wrong table.
    G Man

  5. #5


    Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
    Quote Originally Posted by Norm View Post
    Few people use this index.
    May have something to do with the fact that the play presents itself once every 37,411 hands!!

    So, for many players, not even once a year. And, if you're just at the +6 index, it doesn't matter what you do, in any event.

    And, as G Man points out, the chart is for NDAS. For DAS, where the index is +8, it becomes all the rarer still (once very 123,000 hands!). And yet, I can tell you that I have made this play! Guess that's because I've played a few more hands than that in my life!

    Finally, just a general math observation for everyone to understand and apply to other concepts as well. 123,000 is the mean, but it isn't the median. So, while, on average, you will see the situation once every 123,000 hands, the over/under for seeing it (the median) is 84,870, which, of course, isn't much better!

    Don

  6. #6


    Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
    Don, Norm, Hsiaodi, and GMan, I thank you all very much for the informative answers! It helps me a lot

Similar Threads

  1. CVCX Understanding SCORE
    By MercySakesAlive in forum Software
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 05-12-2018, 01:36 PM
  2. Understanding SCORE Concept
    By MercySakesAlive in forum General Blackjack Forum
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 03-31-2018, 06:15 PM
  3. Please help for better understanding EoR
    By cc12b in forum General Blackjack Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-14-2017, 02:34 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

About Blackjack: The Forum

BJTF is an advantage player site based on the principles of comity. That is, civil and considerate behavior for the mutual benefit of all involved. The goal of advantage play is the legal extraction of funds from gaming establishments by gaining a mathematic advantage and developing the skills required to use that advantage. To maximize our success, it is important to understand that we are all on the same side. Personal conflicts simply get in the way of our goals.