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Re: Where can I test a new system

Posted by Doc on 24 July 2002, at 8:29 a.m., in response to Re: Where can I test a new system , posted by T. Hopper on 23 July 2002, at 10:10 p.m.

I do believe card clumping is a reality. Busted hands are cleared and placed into the discard tray immediately. Hands which do not bust are also cleared and placed into the discard tray as a group. This creates "clumps" of cards which are usually preserved because the dealers do not shuffle sufficiently to disrupt them. Statistically, I would agree that the likelihood of the next card being a 10 is #10s/# cards just like the likelihood of a coin tossed is 50% heads and 50% tails. But those heads and tails come in "clumps" and, with cards shoved non-randomly into in a shoe and poorly shuffled, the "clumps" are even more of a certainty.


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