Baccarat – An Analysis

In this article, we shall go over the various components of baccarat: Effect of individual cards on probability Effect of different card combinations in a coup Effect of individual cards on probability The following 3 line-charts show the effect of removing each value of card on the probabilities on the next hand of the Banker, Player and Tie. You will notice that different card values have different effects on the probability of the next hand. Running a regression analysis on each line, the following respective 3 bar-charts indicate the quantifiable effects on probability. Banker These charts show that removing 4s and 2s have the largest positive effect on the probability of a Banker result, while removing 8s and 9s have the largest negative effect on the probability of a Banker result. Player These charts show that removing 6s and 7s have the largest positive effect on the probability of a Player result, while removing 8s and 4s have the largest

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Excelpunks Casino Maths Course

Ever wondered how casinos determine the payouts for games?  Ever wondered how casino games are created?  Are you working in a casino and are wondering how the casino decides when a player is winning too much? Learn all this and more at Excelpunks’ Casino Maths and Probability course! Gain a deeper understanding of 4 of the most popular casino games – Roulette, Sic-Bo, Poker and Baccarat! Combinations and Permutations – learn how games are created and how payouts are determined Probability – learn how probability affects the way games are developed and how win/loss thresholds are derived Payment – how probability translates into expectation and determining payments for wagers Standard deviation – determine the likelihood of a suspicious event Expected Value and Standard Deviation – learn how to calculate the expected win/loss of casino games and how to determine the thresholds of win/loss results Contact us at excelpunks@gmail.com for details!

3 Things I Learnt From Programming

Programming is essentially an exercise in concentration. After several months learning this from the ground-up, I have come to 3 conclusions. The best solutions to problems are always simple and elegant. Attack problems with a clear mind. You can solve a problem in 5 minutes well rested, while 10 hours with a tired mind will yield nothing. Take a step back when you come to a road block. The solution you need requires you to take a different angle. And that’s it.

Checking in…

Hi everyone, I apologize for not posting much over the past few months as I have been acquiring new skills. I am now proud to announce that Excelpunks will be expanding its scope to include the creation of stand-alone .exe programs. Minimum system requirements are a computer that runs on Windows Vista or higher. If there is some routine data processing that you need done on a regular basis or if you are looking at acquiring a new reporting or database handling system – we’ve got you covered. Regards, Josh.      

Essential Excel in A Day

Hi Everyone, Requirements: Excel ver. 2007 Download: Essential Excel in a Day Excelpunks would like to present its very own Excel course, Essential Excel in A Day. The course includes: Step-by-step instructions on some of the most useful Excel functions, like CONCATENATE, SUMIF and Pivot Tables Sample data to practise with Examples of each lesson for analysis Video demonstrations on some of the more interesting functions It’s all at no charge. Please feel free to use, distribute and instruct.  Teach yourself and teach others! Excelpunks.

6 Things Every Leader Should Know

6 Things Every Leader Should Know 1.  Leader vs. Manager Let’s be clear, a leader is not a title or an appointment.  It is someone who performs the activity of leadership.  A leader cares for and develops his people, leads by example, keeps his ear to the ground, is open-minded and willing to change and most importantly, humble. A manager is merely an authority.  A manager was conferred authority by someone else and just as arbitrarily as that happened, someone else can take it away.  A manager does things as they have always been done.  A manager is just a channel for instructions.  A manager has no control over his position. A leader does, because his leadership does not depend on someone else. It is an inherent trait and is irrevocable.  A leader is the ultimate expression of control and influence – control over oneself and influence among others. So you think you can be a leader?  Yes, you can!  Here

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5 Ways To Know If You HATE Your Job.

5 Ways To Know If You HATE Your Job 1.  You Are Reading This Now Let’s face it.  If you loved your job, headlines like this wouldn’t even catch your eye.  What you are experiencing, is called attentional bias, where your perceptions are affected by your RECURRING thoughts.  Are you having some recurring thoughts right about now? What’s that?  You DO love your job? So you are reading this now, because?  That’s right, you aren’t SURE if you love your job and you need someone else to validate it for you. Here’s another fact, if you love your job, you don’t need someone else to tell you.  You’d know.  Same as you’d know if you love your mother-in-law. What’s that?  You DO love your mother-in-law? 2.  There’s WAY Too Much Time At Work You know how it is when you are on your first date?  You pick her up at her house and before you know it, it’s 2a.m. and

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Excelpunks is registered!

Dear friends, As of 9th December 2014, Excelpunks has become an officially registered company! Our services include: Data processing Customised Solution Design (programs in pure Excel with any requirement you specify!) Training (from Noob to Advanced – watch out for that!) Consultancy As usual, if you have questions, don’t hesitate to comment or send us an e-mail at excelpunks@gmail.com! Thanks! Josh. Owner Excelpunks.  Training – Consultancy – Solutions.

Be an Excel star and own it like a boss!

Welcome to ExcelPunks! Ever since Uncle Bill dreamed of putting a computer in every home, his company’s programs have become as much a part of our lives as well…computers. Excel isn’t new to any of us, but haven’t you wondered if it could be used as more than just a piece of digital paper? Ever wondered if Excel could start working FOR you?  Making YOUR life easier?  Allowing you to spend more time developing your staff or talking to your kids, or maybe spending an extra hour with a loved one who doesn’t have much time? I know, we don’t normally think about things like that, but that’s the truth of how some of us see work.  We place work above our own lives and before we know it, life is over.  There must be a better way, shouldn’t there? Someone taught ME once and I’d like to pay that forward in my own little way. By teaching others how to use Excel to

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