On Friday 12 April 2002 13:07, Randy Johnson wrote: > I was surfing the internet today and found a site that offered a coin toss > game in PHP. The site claimed that it used the latest and most random > computer algorithms to do the Coin Toss. > > In the next line it said that you (the player) would win 45% of the time. > > I would like opinions how somebody could offer a 50/50 coin toss game and > gurantee a 45% win ratio for the player > > The idea of game programming is appealing, but I have no idea how you > would gurantee that the player wins 45% of the time and the operators win > 55% of the time.
As with most gambling, the odds are rigged in favour of the house. What they are saying is every $1 you give them they give you back 90 cents ?!? Sounds like a good deal to me ;-) BTW your clock is slow by a month or so. -- Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk Open Source Software Systems Integrators * Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development * /* Gee, Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore. */ -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php