A royal in the monthly

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edog743
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A royal in the monthly

Post by edog743 »

What is the longest you have gone without a royal in the monthly? Currently I have not gotten one in twenty five and a half months. Does that seem a bit long? It does to me. Of course Webman does not think so.

Onenickelmiracl
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Post by Onenickelmiracl »

30 days. Almost 400,000 hands seems long enough for you I think to be unlucky, very unlucky.

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Post by Webman »

Definitely too long. In fairness, you didn't play all the way through all of those months since you gave up early at times.  But still, it's a very, very impressive streak given the odds.


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Post by edog743 »

I agree sir but when it takes at least three if not four to win a monthly I probably should have given up a lot sooner than I did most if not all months.

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Post by edog743 »

I guess I do not see what or why such a streak would be impressive. Maybe I am not impressed because it is happening to me.

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Post by Vman96 »

25 and half months doesn't mean much. I went 35 months in a row at the casino, but it wasn't unreasonable based on the number of hands I played. We really need to know the number of hands played.

Now if you played 400,000 hands like onenickelmiracl proposed (rough number of a 25.5 month streak if you play the max hands of monthly contest per month), then yeah that sucks. The odds of not getting a royal in 400k hands is roughly (39999/40000)^400,000 = 0.000045394255 or 1 in 22,029.

But if you didn't complete all the months and say you only played 300,000 hands, then the chances are over ten times more likely at 1 in 1808. Either way, quite unlucky. But the good news is...you didn't have that streak in the casino!

I have the opposite problem here. I run great in contests here, but not great enough to win money.

edog743
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Post by edog743 »

Like all things this had to come to an end. I got a royal in hearts about ten minutes ago. I almost fell off of my seat.

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Post by Come Back Kid »

WTG Edog!!!! Finally...Congrats!

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Post by Galeygoo »

Finally is RIGHT!! I hope you start a new streak of many royals, Dog.

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Post by olds442jetaway »

WTG EDOG I think their system heard you complaining.. just to put things in perspective, you may remember I have had two Royalless streaks for real of over 600k hands each and am on another one now of over 200k hands. I wish I could play the contests here, but my DSL connection and the ads just won't let me play smoothly on the site here.

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