Book – A Man For All Markets
A Man For All Markets

Book – A Man For All Markets

A Man For All Markets, by Edward O Thorp. A few thoughts on this book - a book definitely of the proverbial two halves.   The first half is very autobiographical. We learn of Edward's childhood and his developing ability in mathematics. This leads on to trying to figure out the odds in winning in games like blackjack and baccarat. How card counting techniques can help to move the odds in the player's favour (and in turn getting 'asked to leave!' from various Las Vegas casinos). Then on to the roulette wheel and timing the ball's rotation in order to…

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