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Blackjack VS. Slots

Discussion in 'MyVegas' started by Check-Raise, Jun 7, 2013.

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  1. Check-Raise

    Check-Raise Low-Roller

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    Assuming you bet equal amounts, which will generate the most LPs?

    Slot play must be faster to run money through, but there is probably a smaller overall house advantage in the blackjack game. Assuming LPs are at least in part calculated based on estimated losses, I would assume blackjack gives less LPs for the same bet as playing on slots, and it takes more effort and time.

    Does anyone know for sure?
     
  2. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    They earn LPs at the same rate for the same amount wagered. So if you have the time to actively play, playing blackjack is much better for your bankroll. But blackjack only earns one-half of the experience points.

    So if you are inbetween levels 58 and 140:

    Betting 1000 will take 6 rounds for either game to gain 10LPs.

    Betting 200 will take 27 rounds for either game to gain 10LPs.

    All other bets are much less efficient for gaining LPs.

    With Blackjack, it isn't that bad to bet 1000/hand. At slots, you can easily swing 6 digits.
     
  3. cstutor89

    cstutor89 Low-Roller

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    Blackjack is the same rates as Around The World, Lucky Birds, and Jewels Verne. The way Blackjack is calculated is based on a tier system, if you bet an amount from X to Y, then the rate for LP is the same for whatever bet in that range you make. For instance, if you are at Level 140 or above:

    If you bet between 200 - 399, then it'll take 84 bets = 10 LP
    If you bet between 400 - 999, then it'll take 83 bets = 10 LP
    If you bet between 1000 - 1999, then it'll take 8 bets = 10 LP
    If you bet between 2000 - 3999, then it'll take 7 bets = 10 LP
    etc. etc.

    In this case, if you bet between 1000 - 1999, the rate of LP is the same no matter if you bet 1000, 1500, 1800, etc. Overall, it's most wise to bet the MINIMUM amount per tier to maximize the efficiency of getting LPs. Blackjack does take the fewest amount of XP points to get 10 LP because the XP rate is halved but it'll also take you twice as long to go through a level because of this.
     
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    Check-Raise Low-Roller

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    The halved XP from blackjack is an added bonus as well since leveling means spending more chips to earn LPs.

    Btw, does anyone know what the ranges are for which levels?

    From what I've been able to see so far, it always costs less (you run less chips through the games) to earn LPs at the lowest levels. I.E. it takes 50 spins at 60 chips to earn 10 LPs but only 24 spins at 150 chips to earn 10 LPs. By operating at the lower level you only spend 3,000 chips to earn 10 LPs as opposed to 3,600 at the 150 bet. But, it also takes you twice as long :p
     
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