[ExI] perfect sense in some circumstances... was: RE: Dark Energy and Causal Cells

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 00:15:34 UTC 2018

> I think his point is that there are times when gambling isn't purely luck
> and the odds aren't stacked in the house's favor.
> -Dave

​Is this within traveling distance of central Mississippi?

Poker is not a game of luck - it's skill, which bends all the odds.  In
blackjack it's the ability to memorize the cards, which also distorts the
odds (assuming you are not at a casino where they use multiple decks,
changed frequently, esp. if they suspect a counter is there).

Otherwise, unless there is some form of cheating, odds rule.
Odds, that is, derived from the game itself, not from opinions on horses,
pro teams, and so forth.

Bottom line - you have a much better chance playing War than going to a

There are people who go to casinos knowing that they are going to lose and
dedicate a certain amount of money such that when they lose that much, they
quit.  Supposedly.  Is losing that entertaining?    bill w​

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