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Baccarat: How Many Roads Must a Gambler Walk Down?


Baccarat, more than any other game, invokes mythological thinking and illusory pattern perception. Casinos do their best to reinforce this mythology by using electronic display boards that show various “roads.” The roads and other data on these boards are meant to instill confidence in the player, to help him see a pattern. Once a player believes there is a pattern, he will likely wager more.  These boards are also faster and cheaper than traditional hand scoring.

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