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The perfect bet : how science and math are taking the luck out of gambling / Adam Kucharski.

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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 519.27 KUCHARSKI (Text) 33946003134447 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 519.27 KUC (Text) 39391006727224 Nonfiction Available -
Seymour Main Library 519.27 KUCHARSK (Text) 9780465055951S On Order On order -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 519.27 Kurcharski (Text) 78292000358361 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 12/23/2016

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  • ISBN: 9780465055951
  • ISBN: 0465055958
  • Physical Description: xvi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The three degrees of ignorance -- A brute force business -- From Los Alamos to Monte Carlo -- Pundits with PhDs -- Rise of the robots -- Life consists of bluffing -- The model opponent -- Beyond card counting.
Summary, etc.: From roulette tables to racetracks, provides a look at how scientists and mathematicians throughout the years have tried to figure out how to beat the house while gambling.
Subject: Games of chance (Mathematics)
Gambling.
Gambling systems.
Probabilities.

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