This is the results thread for the contest at: at http://cboard.cprogramming.com/conte...mpetition.html

Three programmers participated: Daved, jdragyn and whiteflags.

Here's a result from a sample round:

To determine the winner, I ran 100 games to see who won the most. The result was:Code:`+-------------+`

| Hand #1 |

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Daved with $1000 is dealt 0.0843532

jdragyn with $1000 is dealt 0.431715

whiteflags with $1000 is dealt 0.159581

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

whiteflags folds.

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #2 |

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Daved with $1000 is dealt 0.429426

jdragyn with $1000 is dealt 0.470077

whiteflags with $1000 is dealt 0.666311

whiteflags puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn folds.

whiteflags takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #3 |

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Daved with $1000 is dealt 0.0170904

jdragyn with $1000 is dealt 0.964019

whiteflags with $1000 is dealt 0.17185

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn goes all-in with $1000 to 1000

whiteflags folds.

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1001 pot.

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| Hand #4 |

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Daved with $999 is dealt 0.763573

jdragyn with $1001 is dealt 0.760033

whiteflags with $1000 is dealt 0.703452

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

whiteflags folds.

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #5 |

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Daved with $999 is dealt 0.832331

jdragyn with $1001 is dealt 0.796228

whiteflags with $1000 is dealt 0.668783

whiteflags puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn goes all-in with $1001 to 1001

whiteflags goes all-in with $999 to 1000

Show your cards!

Total size of the pot is 2001

jdragyn shows 0.796228

whiteflags shows 0.668783

jdragyn (all-in) wins $1000 from whiteflags

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| Hand #6 |

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Daved with $999 is dealt 0.810694

jdragyn with $2001 is dealt 0.449477

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #7 |

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Daved with $999 is dealt 0.987976

jdragyn with $2001 is dealt 0.907956

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved goes all-in with $999 to 999

jdragyn goes all-in with $2000 to 2001

Show your cards!

Total size of the pot is 3000

Daved shows 0.987976

jdragyn shows 0.907956

Daved (all-in) wins $999 from jdragyn

jdragyn shows 0.907956

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| Hand #8 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.311747

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.0845668

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #9 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.0577715

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.371441

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #10 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.260201

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.0758385

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #11 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.0833766

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.572375

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #12 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.882473

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.268258

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #13 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.916196

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.368267

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #14 |

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Daved with $1998 is dealt 0.366405

jdragyn with $1002 is dealt 0.798425

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn goes all-in with $1002 to 1002

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1003 pot.

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| Hand #15 |

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Daved with $1997 is dealt 0.704672

jdragyn with $1003 is dealt 0.465835

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #16 |

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Daved with $1997 is dealt 0.37611

jdragyn with $1003 is dealt 0.875057

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #17 |

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Daved with $1997 is dealt 0.755913

jdragyn with $1003 is dealt 0.0829493

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #18 |

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Daved with $1997 is dealt 0.438826

jdragyn with $1003 is dealt 0.973266

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn goes all-in with $1003 to 1003

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1004 pot.

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| Hand #19 |

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Daved with $1996 is dealt 0.680746

jdragyn with $1004 is dealt 0.915342

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #20 |

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Daved with $1996 is dealt 0.887082

jdragyn with $1004 is dealt 0.14481

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #21 |

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Daved with $1996 is dealt 0.648823

jdragyn with $1004 is dealt 0.680105

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn goes all-in with $1004 to 1004

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1005 pot.

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| Hand #22 |

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Daved with $1995 is dealt 0.305795

jdragyn with $1005 is dealt 0.345225

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #23 |

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Daved with $1995 is dealt 0.354656

jdragyn with $1005 is dealt 0.182348

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #24 |

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Daved with $1995 is dealt 0.498489

jdragyn with $1005 is dealt 0.483902

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn folds.

Daved takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #25 |

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Daved with $1995 is dealt 0.555864

jdragyn with $1005 is dealt 0.0715354

whiteflags is out.

jdragyn puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

Daved folds.

jdragyn takes the $1 pot.

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| Hand #26 |

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Daved with $1995 is dealt 0.973663

jdragyn with $1005 is dealt 0.945647

whiteflags is out.

Daved puts in $1 (blind) for a total of 1

jdragyn goes all-in with $1005 to 1005

Daved puts in $1004 (check) for a total of 1005

Show your cards!

Total size of the pot is 2010

Daved shows 0.973663

jdragyn shows 0.945647

Daved wins the $2010 pot.

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| Hand #27 |

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Daved with $3000 is dealt 0.413862

jdragyn is out.

whiteflags is out.

Daved has 1 wins.

jdragyn has 0 wins.

whiteflags has 0 wins.

I conclude that the winner is Daved! Congratulations!Code:`Daved has 85 wins.`

jdragyn has 8 wins.

whiteflags has 7 wins.