Guest Post By Deepcut From Warcraft Gold Analysis
My name is Deepcut, and I currently play on the Eldre'Thalas realm. After seeing all the fuss about "Blizzard Sanctioned Gambling" in World of Warcraft, I decided to see if I could help the community by running an experiment of my own. I emailed Markco of Just My Two Copper with my idea, and with that decided to start with my first gold-making blog.
I am a finance major here at the local university and I also enjoy spending my time in World of Warcraft making gold. I was recently inspired to see if I could successfully perform meaningful statistical analysis on Mysterious Fortune Card. I was inspired by the blog World of Warcraft Fortunes.
The House Always Wins
So, over the course of a couple of weeks, I gathered up over 8,000 Mysterious Fortune Cards and then tried my luck. Here's the statistics rendered from flipping the cards:
Crunching the Numbers
Also it shows that I made back a paltry 18,402g on my nearly 90,000g investment. Here are the percentages of the flips: -->