teddys
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May 15th, 2014 at 6:29:10 PM permalink
Quote: kubikulann

The previous book made me think of N. N. Taleb's books Fooled by randomness and The Black Swan.

There's a great chapter about casinos in The Black Swan.
"Dice, verily, are armed with goads and driving-hooks, deceiving and tormenting, causing grievous woe." -Rig Veda 10.34.4
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May 15th, 2014 at 7:21:32 PM permalink
Quote: MrV

errata.

It's James McManus



Think I was cross-eyed tired when I wrote that post; messed up everybody's names. Thanks for the correction.
If the House lost every hand, they wouldn't deal the game.
Buzzard
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May 15th, 2014 at 7:51:35 PM permalink
Quote: beachbumbabs

Quote: MrV

errata.

It's James McManus



Think I was cross-eyed tired when I wrote that post; messed up everybody's names. Thanks for the correction.




Yeah, you and Mickey both.
Shed not for her the bitter tear Nor give the heart to vain regret Tis but the casket that lies here, The gem that filled it Sparkles yet

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