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Basic gambling mathematics : the numbers behind the neon

Author: Mark Bollman
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understand the Math Underlying Some of Your Favorite Gambling Games Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind the Neon explains the mathematics involved in analyzing games of chance, including casino games, horse racing, and lotteries. The book helps readers understand the mathematical reasons why some gambling games are better for the player than others.Along with discussing the mathematics of well-known
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2014013185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bollman
ISBN: 1322632359 9781322632353 9781482208948 1482208946 9780429069536 0429069537 9781498700948 1498700942
OCLC Number: 901237861
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Chapter 1: Introduction --
Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas --
Chapter 3: Compound Events --
Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation --
Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games --
Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception --
Chapter 7: Betting Strategies: Why They Don't Work --
Appendix A: House Advantages --
Appendix B: Mathematical Induction --
Appendix C: Internet Resources --
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Mark Bollman, Albion College, Albion, Michigan, USA.

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