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  • We have discussed the use of betting markets to predict the outcomes of elections several times in Chance News. ...ribe how the Tradesports betting works. We illustrate how this in terms of betting that Hillery Clinton will be nominated as the democratic candidate for the
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  • We have discussed in Chance News several times the use of betting markets such as [http://www.tradesports.com/ Tradesports], the [http://www. ...Scientists at Yahoo have been interested in how to evaluate the ability of betting markets to make predictions.
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  • Casino sports betting operations around the world were being simultaneously pounded by thousands The global business of sports betting was being jolted every week by an obscure 41-year-old statistician from San
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  • ...f eight winners that turned a 50p stake into Britain's first million pound betting-shop pay-out.<br><br> ...is a staggering bet, and earns him a place in history as the world's first betting shop millionaire. Even a scriptwriter couldn't have dreamt this one up."</b
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  • ...ula, based on the even more famous Shannon's channel capacity theorem, for betting on the horses and on the stock market. I also suggest you acquire two rev ...e information that distinguished his odds from those of the track. Kelly's betting system, expressed mathematically, is known as the Kelly criterion."
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  • ...=0&abt=0002&abg=1 Scotland’s ‘No’ vote: A loss for pollsters and a win for betting markets]<br> ...t/betting-markets-not-budging-over-poll-on-scottish-independence.html?_r=0 Betting markets not budging over poll on Scottish independence]<br>
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  • ==Betting on long odds in the long run== ...online players have developed an aggressive style based on the fact that “betting big on once-in-a-blue-moon odds will work – but only if you play often en
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  • ...s paying out &pound;4 on a &pound;7 bet. He quotes a spokesperson for the betting site StanJames.com as saying "We suspect that is because somebody knows som
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  • ...on that, it takes nothing away from Wall Street.... It's no different than betting on the Dolphins vs. the Jets.</blockquote> A sports-betting executive at a Las Vegas casino, quoted in [http://online.wsj.com/article/S
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  • A credit union president stated, “You are sort of betting, but there's no losing." <blockquote>[A psychologist] had subjects engage in a betting game against either a self-assured, well-dressed opponent or a shy and badl
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  • for those who are shorting a stock, that is betting that the price will fall,
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  • ...the Eurovision Song Contest and goes on to suggest a winning strategy for betting:
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  • ...cymakers relying on statistics to bolster their decisions, and the markets betting on which way the figures will move, Cook has inevitably found himself under
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  • ...tends to make players vulnerable to superstitious "hot" and "cold" number betting systems. Perhaps, John concludes, lottery tickets might include printed w
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  • ...09. A reader wrote the magazine, calling the theory “a giant fallacy” and betting the authors that the Dow would be closer to 11,000 in 10 years.<br>
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  • ...uninformative, do you think its presence on the site might affect overall betting trends?
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  • ...eward of placing larger bets during them. Of course, even with an optimal betting strategy that plays to win every hand, and keeping loss aversion in check,
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  • ...always ended up ahead! If people keep staking you money, you can just keep betting until, eventually, you win big time.</blockquote>
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  • ...e New York Times placed the probability of an Obama win at 72.9% while the betting service InTrade, places it at 62%. That may sound like a big difference, bu
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  • ...ghtened by mathematical formulas, Tijms includes a discussion of the Kelly betting system with a footnote saying that this paragraph can be skipped at first r
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