Chapman and Hall/CRC
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
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.