
GeoAstro Applets 
Astronomy 
Chaos Game 
Java 
Miscel laneous 
Gambler's Ruin Applet
A gambler
starts with a stake of size S.
He repeatedly plays a fair game, with 0.5 probability of winning or losing 1 dollar, until his capital reaches the value M or until going broke (capital 0). 
button starting a single game, the diagram is showing the current capital button to stop the game 

select the value S
of the initial stake 

select the value M
of the final capital the player tries to reach 
button starting a set of N games 

the numbers N of games can be selected from the menu 
expected duration of a fair gambling game
expected duration of a fair gambling game
expected duration of a fair gambling gam
expected duration of a fair gambling
Updated: 2023, Oct 06