Efficiency of Racetrack Betting Markets
Top experts provide an outstanding collection of major academic findings on racetrack betting markets. Coverage includes psychological studies, utility preferences, economic and mathematical analysis, and examines betting strategies from win-place-show to exotics such as quinella and exacta. * * Explores the academic and theoretical aspects of horse-racing and racetrack betting markets. * Offers economic, financial, and psychological studies on gambling * Includes mathematical and statistical models for probability estimations and wagering systems. * Features an international analysis of risk behaviour and market efficiency on racetrack markets.
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