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What Happens If I Don’t Trust The Dealer in a Card Game: A Bit of Mental Poker in a Distributed World

Okay. You have 52 cards, and you have five people in the game ( Alice, Bob, Carol, Dave and Eve), and they are all remote and none of them trusts any dealer. So how can you create a game, where we shuffle the cards, and where each player will get the same card dealt as each other? One method is defined within the…



Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
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Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.