October 2013 Archives

On Sixes And Sevens

You will recall that the Baron's wagers involved dealing out a single suit of cards, six for Sir R----- and seven for himself. In the first Sir R----- would receive twice the face value plus one coins for each card from the Baron who would in his turn take twice the face value less one from Sir R-----. In the second the Baron would have three of Sir R-----'s coins if his total score were the greater and Sir R----- would have seven of the Baron's otherwise.

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