[ExI] alternative gambling game
deimtee at optusnet.com.au
Wed Jun 30 12:36:19 UTC 2010
On Tue, 29 Jun 2010 23:46:26 -0700 (PDT)
Gregory Jones <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> --- On Tue, 6/29/10, Gregory Jones <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> > ...That would be a cool game! In fact, we could spice it up a bit
> > by offering 1100 bucks to the winners. The mathematically
> > sophisticated proles might then calculate that they have a
> > mathematical expectation of profit in this game: 1 buck for a 1 in
> > 1000 chance at a tax-free 1100 bucks! ...spike
> Oooooo ouch. Did anyone here discover a fatal flaw in the design of
> my game?
Since no one else has answered,
"I'll take a guaranteed return of 10% for fatal flaws, Mr Trebeck".
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