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Never Split Tens!

A Biographical Novel of Blackjack Game Theorist Edward O. Thorp PLUS Tips and Techniques to Help You Win

  • Les Golden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Doubling Down

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 3-11
    3. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 13-17
    4. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 19-22
    5. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 23-26
    6. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 27-40
    7. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 41-46
    8. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 47-56
    9. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 57-61
    10. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 63-69
    11. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 71-82
    12. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 83-101
    13. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 103-114
  3. Field Trips

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 117-125
    3. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 127-140
    4. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 141-158
    5. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 159-164
    6. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 165-176
    7. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 177-184
    8. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 185-198
    9. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 199-202
    10. Leslie M. Golden
      Pages 203-206
  4. Les Golden
    Pages E1-E1
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 207-288

About this book

Introduction

Renowned probability theorist Edward O. Thorp revolutionized the casino industry by developing card counting systems for the casino game of blackjack. Les Golden, the celebrated blackjack, roulette, and craps columnist for Bluff EuropeGambling.comiGaming BusinessGamblingOnline, and Jackpots Review magazines, tells Thorp’s incredible true story of lucrative applied probability with charm, wit, and humor. 

Whether you visit casinos for fun, dinner money, or a living, or whether you’re simply interested in a story of romance and casino intrigue, this lively biographical novel will capture and delight you.

Illustrations by the author.

Keywords

Edward Thorp Blackjack card game Probability Theory Kelly criterion Gambling Methods Card Counting Gambling Systems Computer Programming Sampling without replacement Casino operations Allan Wilson Manny Kimmel Julian Braun Harvey Dubner Monte Carlo simulation Four Horsemen of Aberdeen Vivian Thorp 1963 Fall Joint Computer Conference

Authors and affiliations

  • Les Golden
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Computational AstrophysicsOak ParkUSA

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