Russian Roulette

There is an interesting but dangerous game called Russian roulette.

In this game of chance, a player places a single round in a revolver, spins the cylinder, places the muzzle against his head, and pulls the trigger.

Each player then takes turns putting the gun to their head and pulling the trigger until one of them dies.

Your chances of survival in this game is 5/6 while the chances of death is 1/6.

How many of you would like to play this Russian roulette?

Hardly anyone, if there are no corresponding award!

Now imagine that you are offered the following rewards, if you survive,

  • $100,000
  • $1,000,000
  • $10,000,000

Now, there are many people in the world, who would play this game.

They are the people who consider money as the most important thing to live a good life.

Hence, if the bid amount keep increasing, they would eventually play Russian roulette risking their life.

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