Oops, you're right.

Using the words from my previous comment, now the trick seems to be that 'heads occurring separately are on average balanced by heads occurring in long sequences' -- but according to the rules of the game, you get only one point of reward for a long sequence, while you could get multiple punishments for the separately occuring heads, if they appear in different series. Well, approximately.

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by MrMind 1 min read23rd Nov 2015258 comments

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