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7 September 2002

Dear Frank:

Re: Baccarat Battle Book

Based on your calculations of an average of 150 hands an hour of mini play (which is certainly reasonable), how can the 72 Hours at the Baccarat Table manage 600 mini shoes in that amount of time?

Charger

Dear Charger:

Good question. 600 shoes an hour is a lot; that's 10 shoes a minute! Or one shoe every 6 seconds. The dealer must have been the Flash, from the comic books. If this was simulated play then it makes sense as I guess a computer can generate those kinds of numbers that quickly. Maybe instead of shoes, the book meant "hands," in which case a super fast dealer might be able to do a hand every 6 seconds, especially if he only had one player at the table and didn't have to waste time with too many payouts. Maybe those "hands" were not actually dealt to a player but just dealt by a dealer to generate statistics. That too might be more reasonable.

Hope this helps. All the best in and out of the casinos!

Frank


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Frank Scoblete
Frank Scoblete is the #1 best selling gaming author in America. His newest books are Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines; Everything Casino Poker: Get the Edge at Video Poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Pai Gow Poker!; Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge; Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!; Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players; Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games! and The Virgin Kiss.

Frank and Casino City Times columnist Jerry "Stickman" teach private lessons in dice control. Frank's books are available at Amazon.com, in bookstores or by mail order. Call 1-800-944-0406 or write to Frank Scoblete Enterprises, PO Box 446, Malverne, NY 11565. Frank can also be reached by email at fscobe@optonline.net.

Frank Scoblete Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
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