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Optimal Play: Mathematical Studies of Games And Gambling

Edited by Stewart N. Ethier & William R. Eadington

This volume provides mathematically rich and pragmatically enlightening discussions on blackjack, poker, baccarat, roulette, video poker, backgammon, racing, and sports betting. Other discussions touch upon the Kelly criterion, proportional betting, Parrondo's principle, poker bots, and rebates on losses. The analyses presented herein often use Mathematical tools and computational strategies that have evolved only in recent years.

Optimal Play: Mathematical Studies of Games and Gambling
32 peer-reviewed articles, 550 pages, ©2007
Cloth, ISBN 978-0-97-9796873-0-3, $59.95

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