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Response to CTyankee (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 02:07 PM

4. Because it's a common analogy that a good number of people in the population understand?

Pretty much anytime you're 'trying to win' against others, you are, in a sense, engaged in a form of gambling, right?

Another interesting thing about that analogy is that if you draw an inside straight, esp. if you had to call a significant bet (in the pre-draw betting round) in order to actually SUCCEED in getting that 1 card you needed ... you will pretty much piss off the rest of the table. So there's an inherent 'annoying everyone else around you' component to 'drawing an inside straight'. It's such shitty odds that you really should fold (unless it costs you almost nothing to see your draw).

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