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A Nihilist Praises Gambling

A Punter Jim put his entire stake on the first race to get it over and done with straightaway. A Gambler “(He) was a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose… Show me a gambler and I’ll show … Continue reading

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Gambling, Gamblers And Punters

‘All gamblers are above average!’  This blog is about the consequences of innumeracy when coupled with over- confidence. My previous analysis* shows gamblers as strivers working against the odds. True but it doesn’t square the statistical impossibility of ALL gamblers … Continue reading

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