I’m sure there is sometimes deliberate framing in the phrasing, but the journalists themselves may…
Koen Smets
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while you are certain to win at some point,

It might be highly likely, given the number of possible winning sequences, but it’s not a given —the result might be ‘0’ forever … or ‘0’ or ‘black’ forever.

I should really have picked a better example than a roulette wheel, but I wanted something simple so that there was less room for quibbling detail, if you see what I mean.

that point may be infinitely far into the future, and require infinite resources.

Indeed.

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