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Free Book : The Mathematics of Gambling

Edward Thorp on the Mathematics of Gambling.

“The Mathematics of Gambling” is quite different from those other books. For instance, it does not focus on just one game like most of the others. In fact, it barely explains a game at all. Instead, it describes the mathematical methods that might be used to win at the game more consistently. Think of this book as a starting point to understanding gambling theories.

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