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How would one (legally) take advantage of the change in odds of a given NFL team to win the Super Bowl? [more inside]

posted by glenngulia on Sep 24, 2012 - 6 answers

posted by glenngulia on Sep 24, 2012 - 6 answers

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? [more inside]

posted by cincinnatus c on Sep 19, 2012 - 4 answers

posted by cincinnatus c on Sep 19, 2012 - 4 answers

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)? [more inside]

posted by gummo on Oct 28, 2008 - 8 answers

posted by gummo on Oct 28, 2008 - 8 answers

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

posted by zaebiz on Sep 1, 2008 - 14 answers

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

posted by krautland on Jul 20, 2007 - 31 answers

posted by krautland on Jul 20, 2007 - 31 answers

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? [more inside]

posted by vizsla on Dec 17, 2006 - 7 answers

posted by vizsla on Dec 17, 2006 - 7 answers

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