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456                     GAME COCKS.
The Odds on different successive Battles or Events, supposing each to be equal.
It is about an equal chance, that any particular side wins three successive battles in ten ; four in twenty-two, or five in forty-four.
About an equal bet that one side or the other gains three successive battles in five, twice three in twelve, thrice three in nineteen, four times in twenty-six, five times in thirty-five, and six times in forty.
Also, That four successive battles are won, once in eleven, twice in twenty-six, and thrice in forty-one, that five successive victories occur in twenty-two, and twice five in fifty-three engagements, and likewise that six successive events are gained once in forty-four.
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