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Last Updated: December 10, 2005

Penalty Shootout

Introduction

Penalty Shootout is a game found at Internet casinos using Playtech software. The game can be found under the Arcade Games menu.


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Rules

There are five bets available on where to kick a soccer ball into the goal. Each has a probability of winning commensure with about a 97% return.

Analysis

The following table shows the probability of winning and return for all five bets.

Penalty Shootout

Bet Probability Pays Return
Lower left 0.323 3 0.969
Upper left 0.081 12 0.972
Top 0.192 5 0.96
Upper right 0.081 12 0.972
Lower right 0.323 3 0.969

Disclaimer

I was hired by Playtech to help design all of their Arcade Games. I was given permission by Playtech to publish this analysis.


Written by: Michael Shackleford

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