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    • Perfect Bet

    • How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck out of Gambling
    • By: Adam Kucharski
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    From the simple to the intricate and the audacious to the absurd, Adam Kucharski reveals the long and tangled history between betting and science and explains why gambling continues to generate insights into luck and decision making today. Covering exploits and ideas from across the globe, he meets the teams behind hedge funds that capitalize on inaccurate sports betting odds and explains how PhD-level pundits are using methods originally developed for the US nuclear program to predict sports results.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nontechnical, wandering far beyond "gaming"

    • By Philo on 04-02-16
    • How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck out of Gambling
    • By: Adam Kucharski
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 02-24-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 45 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99