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# prob.part46.95_96 - 3.1 PERMUTATIONS 87 king just as in...

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3.1. PERMUTATIONS 87 king,” just as in frustration solitaire. If the dealer goes through the 13 cards without a match he pays the players an amount equal to their stake, and the deal passes to someone else. If there is a match the dealer collects the players’ stakes; the players put up new stakes, and the dealer continues through the deck, calling out, “Ace, two, three, .... ” If the dealer runs out of cards he reshu ffl es and continues the count where he left o ff . He continues until there is a run of 13 without a match and then a new dealer is chosen. The question at this point is how much money can the dealer expect to win from each player. De Montmort found that if each player puts up a stake of 1, say, then the dealer will win approximately .801 from each player. Peter Doyle calculated the exact amount that the dealer can expect to win. The answer is: 26516072156010218582227607912734182784642120482136091446715371962089931 52311343541724554334912870541440299239251607694113500080775917818512013 82176876653563173852874555859367254632009477403727395572807459384342747 87664965076063990538261189388143513547366316017004945507201764278828306 60117107953633142734382477922709835281753299035988581413688367655833113 24476153310720627474169719301806649152698704084383914217907906954976036 28528211590140316202120601549126920880824913325553882692055427830810368 57818861208758248800680978640438118582834877542560955550662878927123048 26997601700116233592793308297533642193505074540268925683193887821301442 70519791882/ 33036929133582592220117220713156071114975101149831063364072138969878007 99647204708825303387525892236581323015628005621143427290625658974433971 65719454122908007086289841306087561302818991167357863623756067184986491 35353553622197448890223267101158801016285931351979294387223277033396967 79797069933475802423676949873661605184031477561560393380257070970711959 69641268242455013319879747054693517809383750593488858698672364846950539 88868628582609905586271001318150621134407056983214740221851567706672080 94586589378459432799868706334161812988630496327287254818458879353024498 00322425586446741048147720934108061350613503856973048971213063937040515 59533731591. This is .803 to 3 decimal places. A description of the algorithm used to find this answer can be found on his Web page.

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