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What's Luck Got to Do With It?: The History, Mathematics, and Psychology of the Gambler's Illusion


Author: Joseph Mazur

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Year Printed: 2010

Edition: First

Printing: FIrst

Condition: Good

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Pages: 277

Height: 9.5 inches

Width: 6.4 inches

Notes: Hardcover; Dust Jacket

What's Luck Got to Do with It? takes a lively and eye-opening look at the mathematics, history, and psychology of gambling to reveal the most widely held misconceptions about luck. It exposes the hazards of feeling lucky, and uses the mathematics of predictable outcomes to show when our chances of winning are actually good.