Hi, I was trying to think of a way to generate a Poisson distribution using a single deck of 52.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Say I am looking at the position of the Ace of spades in the deck after a number of shuffle rounds (1 shuffle round is 7 riffle type shuffles). Success is that an Ace of spades is on top of the deck, failure is that it is not. If the Ace starts in the middle of the deck, finding it on top after 1 shuffle round is extremely unlikely, but with more shuffle rounds that chance increases.

Would that qualify? I'm not sure if its reasonable to assume a mean exists for a given number of shuffles.

If not, what might? I'd just like to devise experiments for all the common distributions using a 52 card deck (binomial of course being clearest).

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# 52 card Poisson Distribution experiment?

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