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What's Luck Got to Do with It? by Joseph Mazur

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Copyright © 2010 by Joseph Mazur

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Published by Princeton University Press, 41 William Street,Princeton, New Jersey 08540

In the United Kingdom: Princeton University Press,6 Oxford Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1TW

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Mazur, Joseph.

What’s luck got to do with it? : the history, mathematics, andpsychology behind the gambler’s illusion / Joseph Mazur.p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-691-13890-9 (hardcover : alk. paper)1. Games of chance (Mathematics) 2. Chance—Psychological aspects. 3. Gambling—Social aspects.

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