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Number Nine
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Feb19-12, 12:19 AM
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No. Flatly, no. Absolutely not. No.
Each spin is independent; the probability of landing red (or black) does not in any way, shape, or form depend on the outcome of previous spins. This is the definition if independence.

Example:
What is the probability of obtaining heads on a coin toss? The answer is 0.5 (50%)
What is the probability of obtaining heads given that the last 100 coin tosses have been tails? The answer is 0.5 (50%). Each toss is statistically independent; the probability of the outcome is not influenced by past outcomes.

Probability is not a force that influences events. It is not going to force the ball to land on black just to "even the odds". Don't even get me started on the martingale strategy, which is provably flawed and guaranteed to result in bankruptcy.