The expected number of runs for 2 consecutive heads or tails is 3. Is there an edge if we place a progressive bet of consecutive appearance of H or T only after pattern HTH or THT appears? Or is prob=0.5 always?

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    $\begingroup$ why is the link there? $\endgroup$ – user31280 Oct 31 '12 at 13:18

The probability is allways 0.5. This is independent of the previous pattern.


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