## What are some mathematical or scientific principles of poker?

I'm trying to get a list of things (equations, theories, etc) we know about poker or gambling in general in terms of scientific or mathematic principles. It can't just be game theory. it's got to be specific aspects of it. And I mean ANY aspects of it. Hot hands. Beginner's luck. Inside straights.
posted by rileyray3000 on May 5, 2016 - 7 answers

## Gambling odds question

How would one (legally) take advantage of the change in odds of a given NFL team to win the Super Bowl?
posted by glenngulia on Sep 24, 2012 - 6 answers

## What are the odds?

Math/probability not sports: I am not a gambler, but I am trying out a method of betting on sports with some initial success. At what point can I use the numbers to confidently assume that this is down to the system rather than luck?
posted by cincinnatus c on Sep 19, 2012 - 4 answers

## Math and Odds and Blackjack

What are the chances, in blackjack, that I will start with 15, and the dealer will be showing a 10 (or face card worth 10)?
posted by gummo on Oct 28, 2008 - 8 answers

## Obama assassination : 1 in 55?

Does the fact that the betting markets still give Hillary Clinton a 1 in 55 chance of being President in 2008, mean that that is a reasonable estimate of the chance that Obama is assassinated before the election? What else could justify those odds now?
posted by zaebiz on Sep 1, 2008 - 14 answers

## math-and-logic-filter: only two more floors - I'm almost there! or am I?

math-and-logic-filter: only two more floors - I'm almost there! or am I?
posted by krautland on Jul 20, 2007 - 31 answers

## Mathematicial inefficiencies of sports betting markets

Mathematicians, I've always suspected there is a real opportunity to exploit the inefficiencies of the online sports betting markets and amateur bettors and make serious money. Have you felt the same way or am I kidding myself?
posted by vizsla on Dec 17, 2006 - 7 answers

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