I read about risk averse indices in BJA3. Skimming the mathematical details that are mostly over my head, in a practical sense, my observation was that RA indices tended to be larger than EV maximising indices ie. an EV+ index of +1 would likely be an RA index of +2. I guess the point being that being risk averse means only betting on the outcome of a play decision when the larger associated index indicates a larger player advantage of that outcome occurring.

Assuming that's correct I then started thinking: say my count system's indices, when generated, used rounding. Now what if, while playing, I use flooring. If I required an index of +2 for a particular playing decision then using flooring would surely mean that my RC would have to be more positive before the floored RC conversion would result in that +2 TC.

Is my thinking correct and further is it reasonably (even if not strictly mathematically) correct to say that by flooring your play decisions become more risk averse?

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