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Video Poker Video Poker Pre-Trip Practice

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by Not at the table Carlos, May 19, 2017.

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  1. Not at the table Carlos

    Not at the table Carlos Cheapskate

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    Since I booked my trip for June, I played 30,000 hands of Video Poker to practice/pass the time. Once I hit 30,000 hands with no royal flush, I just knew that I would hit one during my trip coming up.

    Then it happened.

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    Then 800 hands later....it happened again!!

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    Would you consider this a GOOD sign for an upcoming trip, or a BAD sign by using up all my good luck/positive variance/however you want to look at it. Two royals within 1,000 hands???
     
  2. Not at the table Carlos

    Not at the table Carlos Cheapskate

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    Wow, didn't realize those pictures would be that giant. Yikes.
     
  3. woodsie

    woodsie VIP Whale

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    I wouldn't consider it anything. Each hand hand is an independent event. It has zero impact on how you'll do in Vegas.

    But if you are worried about it then keep playing the simulator until you hit a losing streak and undo the bad variance juju or whatever it is has you concerned. :thumbsup:
     
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  4. bardolator

    bardolator Lifelong Low Roller

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    I hit two Royals in 5000 hands of practice and then got skunked in Vegas. Currently, I have gone three years in practice without a Royal. Last 2 trips I got skunked in Vegas. Getting skunked in Vegas is my only constant.
     
  5. vegasmacker

    vegasmacker Canadian Ambassador for Sully's Bar

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    I think I have only hit one on WinPoker while practicing, but hasn't had a bearing on my luck IMO
     
  6. marksind

    marksind VIP Whale

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    I've never hit one in practice, but have hit six or seven in Vegas, including one dealt. Much better than vice-versa!
     
  7. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    The one time it happened to me I didn't reproduce a royal in Vegas, but I was close to even on the actual trip. So I didn't complain too much!

    Hopefully you can find another when it counts!
     
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