Basic Gambling Mathematics

Book description

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

  1. Front Cover (1/2)
  2. Front Cover (2/2)
  3. Contents
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Chapter 1: Introduction (1/2)
  7. Chapter 1: Introduction (2/2)
  8. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (1/8)
  9. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (2/8)
  10. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (3/8)
  11. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (4/8)
  12. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (5/8)
  13. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (6/8)
  14. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (7/8)
  15. Chapter 2: Fundamental Ideas (8/8)
  16. Chapter 3: Compound Events (1/5)
  17. Chapter 3: Compound Events (2/5)
  18. Chapter 3: Compound Events (3/5)
  19. Chapter 3: Compound Events (4/5)
  20. Chapter 3: Compound Events (5/5)
  21. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (1/13)
  22. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (2/13)
  23. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (3/13)
  24. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (4/13)
  25. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (5/13)
  26. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (6/13)
  27. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (7/13)
  28. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (8/13)
  29. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (9/13)
  30. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (10/13)
  31. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (11/13)
  32. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (12/13)
  33. Chapter 4: Probability Distributions and Expectation (13/13)
  34. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (1/9)
  35. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (2/9)
  36. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (3/9)
  37. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (4/9)
  38. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (5/9)
  39. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (6/9)
  40. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (7/9)
  41. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (8/9)
  42. Chapter 5: Modified Casino Games (9/9)
  43. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (1/8)
  44. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (2/8)
  45. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (3/8)
  46. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (4/8)
  47. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (5/8)
  48. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (6/8)
  49. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (7/8)
  50. Chapter 6: Blackjack: The Mathematical Exception (8/8)
  51. Chapter 7: Betting Strategies: Why They Don’t Work (1/5)
  52. Chapter 7: Betting Strategies: Why They Don’t Work (2/5)
  53. Chapter 7: Betting Strategies: Why They Don’t Work (3/5)
  54. Chapter 7: Betting Strategies: Why They Don’t Work (4/5)
  55. Chapter 7: Betting Strategies: Why They Don’t Work (5/5)
  56. Appendix A: House Advantages
  57. Appendix B: Mathematical Induction
  58. Appendix C: Internet Resources
  59. Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises
  60. Bibliography (1/2)
  61. Bibliography (2/2)

Product information

  • Title: Basic Gambling Mathematics
  • Author(s): Mark Bollman
  • Release date: June 2014
  • Publisher(s): Chapman and Hall/CRC
  • ISBN: 9781482208948