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"Richard Jarecki, Doctor Who Conquered Roulette, Dies at 86" - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Many gamblers see roulette as a game of pure chance — a wheel is spun, a ball is released and winners and losers are determined by luck. Richard Jarecki refused to believe it was that simple. He became the scourge of European casinos in the 1960s and early ′70s by developing a system to win at roulette. And win he did, by many accounts accumulating more than $1.2 million, or more than $8 million in today’s money . . . He and his wife honed his technique at dozens of casinos, including in Monte Carlo; Divonne-les-Bains, France; Baden-Baden, Germany; San Remo, on the Italian Riviera; and, briefly, Las Vegas.
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7 days ago by atbradley
A Civil Contract - sgamadison - Stargate Atlantis [Archive of Our Own]
John Sheppard returns from the war on the Peninsula as the new Lord Lymond, only to discover that much of his inheritance has been gambled away by his deceased father. It's a longshot, but he has a risky plan to win back his fortune and secure the safety of Lantea, the family estate. What he didn't gamble on was the risk one Doctor Rodney McKay would pose to his heart.
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