The contribution of gambling to mathematics

Games of chance have accompanied humanity since its origins. This form of entertainment, in which the chances of winning or losing depend exclusively on luck, includes games like blackjack, baccarat, roulette, and slot machines. Beyond their playful aspect, games of chance have also been a source of inspiration for certain fundamental concepts of science that ...

What can an investor learn from blackjack?

Blackjack is a game of chance. And in a sense, so is investing. In both phenomena, the invested capital can be multiplied. At the same time, there is a risk of losing the entire deposit. So can an investor learn something from blackjack? Yes, he can. Successful businessman and doctor of mathematics Ed Thorp says ...

Roulette Strategy

Over the years, many different systems have been developed. To give you a glimpse into the different roulette strategies, here are some roulette systems. They are all based on the theory of probability. Roulette strategy: red bet A roulette system that carries relatively little risk is the “red bet” system. You bet a small amount ...