Our guest this week is mathematician, William Ziemba. Professor Ziemba has written many books on sports betting, race betting, and the stock market.
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[00:00] Introduction of gambling author William Ziemba
[00:20] How did Ziemba get into sports betting?
[02:10] Ed Thorp
[07:38] Bill Benter
[12:14] Risk arbitrage examples
[23:54] Betting NFL and market efficiency
[27:04] South Point Casino August Promotions – South Point 400 race merchandise and $100 free play, email promo for locals
[28:33] BlackjackApprenticeship.com – card-counting training website and community with many betting, tracking, and analytics tools
[29:10] VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[30:21] Betfair’s inefficiencies
[45:22] Stock market recommendations
[53:40] William’s books are on sale
[57:46] Recommended – Planet Money podcast, Richard’s storytelling on Facebook