Gambling your way to New York: A story of expectation

Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.

Barnett, Tristan (2009) Gambling your way to New York: A story of expectation. Chance, 22 (3). pp. 27-34. ISSN 1867-2280 (online) 0933-2480 (print)

Abstract

InterCasino, an online gambling web site at www.intercasino. com, recently offered a free flight to New York as a promotional offer to new customers. From Australia, the value of the flight was about $2,000. To qualify, players had to complete their wagering requirements for one of the online games. Assuming the player was happy with the terms and conditions of the offer, two obvious questions are: Is the offer worthwhile? Which is the best game to play? To answer these questions, we need probability theory, details concerning the games, and clear criteria on which to base our answers.

Dimensions Badge

Altmetric Badge

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8501
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s00144-009-0028-8
Official URL http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00144-...
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
Historical > FOR Classification > 0104 Statistics
Keywords ResPubID19465. casinos, probability, betting, American, United States, Australia
Download/View statistics View download statistics for this item

Search Google Scholar

Repository staff login