Jump to content
nuuuitsjdragon

Bankroll Size vs. Risk of Ruin

Featured Comment

Greetings all Video Poker fanatics!

I was randomly browsing WizardofOdds the other day and stumbled across this table with information that might prove to be essential.

We can refer to the following details for a better idea on how the size of a player's bankroll has major effect on the risk of ruin (busting): 

185712058_ScreenShot2019-10-03at19_11_49.thumb.png.4e74750680ebf707c3cbfdc850fb11b4.png

After going through the numbers in the rectangular box, the sheer amounts of betting units required had me perplexed. 

This basically indicates a 50% chance of busting even if we had 1,000 bets!

The % of risk only decreases to an acceptable range at 7,256 bets - giving a corresponding 1% chance/risk to bust.

Will this knowledge change your way of playing VP in future? 🤔

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey there man ,

pretty nice analysis :) 

hmm i am not sure exactly what I should that from this but it is preetty nice to know :)

so this kinda means that I should bet with balance / 7256 that I won't bust ? :D

this is pretty unpossible to play like this in my opinion :D

but at least I know there is something like this 

thank you very much for your work ;) 

good luck to everybody 

and dont forget to play responsible ;) 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×