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Forum: Books and Publications 11-11-2007, 08:32 PM
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Posted By npc
Re: First published use of Kelly Criterion in poker?

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Can you give me some sort of timeframe to look at?

I'm assuming it was pre-internet, it should in a book?

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Timeframe for which question?
Forum: Books and Publications 11-10-2007, 05:03 PM
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Posted By npc
Re: First published use of Kelly Criterion in poker?

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Who was the first to publish on using Kelly Criterion for poker risk of ruin?

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Who is the first to apply it to poker? That I don't know. The first to apply it to gambling...
Forum: Books and Publications 09-12-2007, 03:59 AM
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Posted By npc
Re: Authors and Self-Publishing

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I went to cafepress and did some math. A 300 page book would cost 16 bucks if sold as a print on demand book. This means that the authors of a close to 300 page book like Professional...
Forum: Books and Publications 07-07-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By npc
Re: Weighing the odds in sports betting?

I have read drafts of parts of it. I like what I've read. You can get an idea about the sorts of things it covers by reading his articles in various issues of 2+2 Magazine over the last year.
Forum: Sports Betting 06-20-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: Has anyone read \"The Art of Betting on Baseball\"?

I've tried to read it twice, and failed. Bearing in mind that I've never gotten as far as 25% of the way through it, I believe this is the worst copy-edited book I've ever read. Again, I never got...
Forum: Books and Publications 06-09-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: Who Is the Best Writer Who Has Written a Poker Strategy Book?

Tony Holden writing a strategy book would certainly move him to the top of my list, but I wasn't aware that he did. What's it called?
Forum: Books and Publications 06-07-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By npc
Re: Who Is the Best Writer Who Has Written a Poker Strategy Book?

I read your query in a different way than the last poster. I think I know what you mean, but just to be sure, here's the question I'm trying to answer:

Of all the authors who have written poker...
Forum: Books and Publications 05-23-2007, 01:47 AM
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Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: Big Deal or Bigger Deal... Which is Better?

I haven't read "Bigger Deal" yet, although I look forward to doing so. Consequently, I can't answer your question directly. However, I enjoyed "Big Deal" very much and would recommend it. Since...
Forum: Books and Publications 04-14-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By npc
Re: Killer Poker: By the Numbers?

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It seems to focus on statistical analysis of situations,

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I would restate this as it's focus is on mathematical analysis of no-limit poker situations where you put your...
Forum: Books and Publications 04-12-2007, 04:25 PM
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Posted By npc
Re: Sklansky on Razz

If you play Razz, then yes.
Forum: Sports Betting 04-11-2007, 08:16 PM
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Posted By npc
Re: This is a win, right?

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I looked and it was ruled only a 2-team win (the third part was eliminated)

Is this right?


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Yes, it was graded correctly. Since the game didn't finish yesterday, it...
Forum: Books and Publications 04-10-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By npc
Re: Advanced Limit Holdem Strategy by Barry Tanenbaum

Barry Tanenbaum is a columnist for Card Player, so if you want to see what his writing is like, check out an issue or their web site. Personally, he's my favorite writer for that magazine, and I...
Forum: Books and Publications 03-31-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: Non-Poker Book Recommendations

Try:

"Prisoner's Dilemma" by Poundstone
"The Wisdom of Crowds" by Surowiecki
Forum: Sports Betting 03-29-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3
Posted By npc
Re: Memphis/Lakers over 218 (Memphis totals trend?)

So, we've seen Memphis play WAY under in their last two games. They started out the year as a low scoring team before kicking it into high gear. Now they have some key folks out with injuries. ...
Forum: Books and Publications 03-27-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By npc
Re: Annie Duke... And Won Millions

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Your chip may say $20, and there might be $100 in the pot, but the pot is giving you better than 5-to-1 odds because you have so many chips to play.


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You're correct in...
Forum: Books and Publications 03-01-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By npc
Re: Is it The Complete Guide to Winning Poker by Morehead?????

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I think the only book I've read that discussed big-bet stud was written in the late 40s--early50s by an American who was stationed in England with the Army Air Corps in WWII. I've never...
Forum: Books and Publications 03-01-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By npc
Re: Is it The Complete Guide to Winning Poker by Morehead?????

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There was a discussion this week on the stud forum regarding pot-limit stud high-low and Phat Mack said he's sure one of the older poker books has a discussion on this, specifically 5th...
Forum: Books and Publications 02-12-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: The Green Felt Jungle

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ANyone ever read it?

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http://www.jetcafe.org/~npc/reviews/gambling/green_felt_jungle.html

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Wonder if it is available anywhere?
Forum: Sports Betting 02-12-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: math question and the effect on over/under percentages..please hel

I'm not knocking the OP, but I REALLY HATE this forum's software. One misstep and a lot of writing is lost. This will probably be the last long post I'll reply to with proper context.

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Forum: Sports Betting 01-07-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By npc
Re: NFL Spread versus the Moneyline

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I was just reading gambling911 and I came across the comment, "So-called "sharp bettors" traditionally bet the money line."

Is that true?

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No.

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Forum: Sports Betting 12-01-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By npc
Re: Where books get their opening lines

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A friend told me that basically every sports book gets their lines from one big "service" that puts out the numbers. They obviously then adjust based on the action they get. Is this true,...
Forum: Sports Betting 11-29-2006, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: Is there a formula books use to set the moneyline?

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Say the spread is X and I bet the moneyline, is there a formula they use to set the payouts?

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Basically, yes. The "formula" depends on the sport. Given enough historical...
Forum: Books and Publications 10-22-2006, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: beyond bluffs and beyond tells

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any thought on these two books. i leafed through them the other day, and they looked alright. has anyone actually read them. i couldnt find any reviews .. thank you

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Forum: Books and Publications 09-28-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By npc
Re: General Gambling Books

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Especially on sports betting. I just want to participate in the bookie-small-talk in the cigarette breaks, and maybe place some bets my self...


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In my opinion the...
Forum: Sports Betting 09-26-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4
Posted By npc
Re: Good books, beside the ones in the FAQ?

Listen to the Beet Man. What Miller says about Kelly is just plain wrong. I like an awful lot of what's in the book, and I applaud the author for tyring to instill a sense of conservatism in...
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