How science is taking the luck out of gambling

How science is taking the luck out of gambling

Categories: other, video 25 Apr 2022 150 0

Adam Kucharski examines the long and complex relationship of betting and science, explaining how gambling affected everything from probability to game theory, chaos theory to artificial intelligence, spanning mathematics, psychology, economics, and physics.

Adam Kucharski is a Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he studies infectious disease dynamics, particularly emerging illnesses. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Warwick, a doctorate in applied mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and a post-doctoral position at Imperial College London before that.

Adam Kucharski traces the scientific origins of the world's best gambling strategies, from statisticians forecasting sports scores to intelligent bots defeating human poker players.

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