The Mathematics of Games and Gambling
You can't lose with this MAA Book Prize winner if you want to see how mathematics can be used to analyze games of chance and skill. Roulette, craps, blackjack, backgammon, poker, bridge, lotteries and horse races are considered here in a way that reveals their mathematical aspects. The tools used include probability, expectation, and game theory. No prerequisites are neede...more
Paperback, 151 pages
Published September 5th 1996 by Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
(first published 1996)
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