Get this from a library! How to figure the odds.. [Oswald Jacoby]. An experienced exponent of card games contributes what he has learned about the various laws of probabilities as applied to games of chance, business and. Title, How to Figure the Odds. Author, Oswald Jacoby. Publisher, Doubleday, Original from, Pennsylvania State University. Digitized, Jun 21,

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Oswald Jacoby describes and explains the odds in several gambling games and propositions, applies their logic to some real-world domains, and goes over the basics of statistical analysis.

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Enjoyable glimpse of postwar nonfiction, both in general and on games in particular. Nothing earth-shattering as far as figuring the odds itself goes, but Jacoby — known among Bridge players as the namesake of the Jacoby Transfer — has an appealingly concise and straightforward, if somewhat old-fashioned, style.

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Oswald Ozzie, Jake Jacoby was an American contract bridge player and author, considered one of the greatest bridge players of all time.

He also excelled at, and wrote about, other games including backgammon, gin rummy, and poker. Books by Oswald Jacoby. Trivia About How to Figure the No trivia or quizzes yet.

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