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Basic Gambling Mathematics

The Numbers Behind The Neon, 1st Edition

By Mark Bollman

Chapman and Hall/CRC

284 pages

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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

Table of Contents

Introduction. Fundamental Ideas. Compound Events. Probability Distributions and Expectation. Modified Casino Games. Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception. Betting Strategies: Why They Don't Work. Appendices. Solutions. Bibliography. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games
MAT029010
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / Bayesian Analysis