## The Doctrine of Chances: Probabilistic Aspects of GamblingThree centuries ago Montmort and De Moivre published two books on probability theory emphasizing its most important application at that time, games of chance. This book, on the probabilistic aspects of gambling, is a modern version of those classics. |

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The Doctrine of Chances: Probabilistic Aspects of Gambling Stewart N Ethier No preview available - 2016 |

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