• The Life And Times of Edward O. Thorpe

    Edward O. Thorpe is not the type of person to have an idea and just let it go. So when he settled on the game play of blackjack as a means of testing mathematical theories, he was certain that a method of beating the house edge must exist, if only he could find it. With the help of some other mathematicians, he managed to crack the formula and invented several forms of counting cards. Unfortunately, none of these work today, as casinos were quick to wise up to these techniques and make changes.

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  • From Las Vegas To Wall Street

    How the world of casino card counting met that of Wall Street in a successful application of game theory to the stock market.

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  • The World Of Information and Game Theory

    Information theory is the basis for modern computing and much, much more, we see how this and game theory helped make Claude Shannon a fortune.

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  • In the Logical Shadows of Cryptography Relating to Blackjack

    The code breakers of World War Two and how they were the basis for the information age that is now a part of our everyday lives.

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  • The Wearable Computers Of Blackjack Winners

    Wearable computers have been around longer than you think and have been used both to cheat at roulette and attempt to win wars.

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