The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability

The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability takes an inquiry-based approach to teaching the standard material for an introductory probability course. It also discusses different games and ideas that relate to the law of large numbers, as well as some more mathematical topics not typically found in similar books. Written in an accessible, student-friendly style, the book uses questions about various games (not just casino...

The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling

There is one thing about gambling that everyone knows: the house always wins. Lotteries are set up to guarantee profits, to the state. A craps game is a sure thing, but only if you own the table. Sometimes, however, everyone is wrong. After all, the reason that casinos ban card counters is that counting cards works. Indeed, for the past 500 years, gamblers—led by mathematicians and scientists—have been trying to figure out how to tur...

Las Vegas Blackjack Diary by Stuart Perry

For eight weeks in early 1994 the author played blackjack in Las Vegas for stakes of up to two hands of $200. This book describes what happens at every one of the 269 sessions that he played. Perry describes the cover he used, the heat he received, dealer and player interactions, and the mental and financial ups and downs which he experienced.

Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies by Mark "The Red" Harlan

Take poker online the fun and easy way! Five years ago, 50 million people were playing poker recreationally or professionally. Now that number is more than 100 million, including a huge influx of young people. Online betting is up nearly four-fold over the past year, with total wagers running over $30 billion. Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies provides the lowdown on the hottest game around, highlighting the best sites and virtua...

Building a Bankroll Full Ring Edition

In January of 2010, while players complained about how difficult online poker had become, Pawel “Verneer” Nazarewicz wanted to demonstrate that, with the right approach, building a bankroll from scratch could still be done at the online tables. So starting at the micro stakes, he worked his way up the poker ladder turning $100 into $10,000 in 120 days. He accomplished the same feat a year later in exactly 100 days. In this book, Pawe...

The Complete Guide to Takeout Doubles, 2nd Edition

This text provides an exploration of the oldest - and most useful - convention in bridge, the takeut double. Originally published in 1994, this book has been revised and updated to take into account modern developments in competitive bidding, one of the most rapidly changing parts of the game, not least in the new and varied uses of doubles.

Möglichkeiten der Gewinnoptimierung beim Roulettespiel

Möglichkeiten der Gewinnoptimierung beim Roulettespiel Im Buch wird zunächst anhand einer Gegenüberstellung der Gewinnmöglichkeiten verschiedener Glücksspiele das Roulette als das erfolgreichste erkannt. Es wird gezeigt, dass trotz des negativen Erwartungswertes des Gewinn-Verlust-Verhältnisses von 18:19 auf den Einfachen Chancen die Überlegenheit der Bank als Axiom keineswegs erwiesen ist. Im Falle eines Wechsels und der Kombination...

The European Casino Guide

Firstly, thank you for your interest in The European Casino Guide and before you make a purchase or tell you friends about it, please let me enlighten you as to how it has come about and its purpose both now and in the future. American casinos have been well documented and featured in both television and printed media and hugely successful publications like ‘The American Casino Guide’ are phenomenal guides for the casino tourists of ...

The Easy Way to Stop Gambling: Take Control of Your Life

Allen Carr's Easy Way is the most effective stop-smoking method of all time and has also been successfully applied to a wide range of other issues, including drinking, overeating, and overspending. In this book the method addresses the fastest-growing social problem of modern times: gambling. Allen Carr explains how gamblers fall into the trap and why they keep gambling despite knowing that it's ruining their lives. By explaining the...

Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games!

There are some games that can be beaten and some that can't. I will show you the methods for beating blackjack and craps, including card counting systems such as Speed Count, the easiest way to get the edge at blackjack and dic control, the only way to get the edge at craps. You'll also learn the Captain's 5-Count, the best way to preserve your bankroll. But some games you just can't beat such as roulette, baccarat, and most slot mac...