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The Prisoner's Balls

 The prisoner moves all the balls save for one white ball into one urn. There is a fifty-fifty chance that the guard will select this urn and save his life, in the other urn there is a 49:99 chance of being saved. This moves his net chance of survival up to a hair under 75%.

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