The Data Science of Gaming and Fantasy Sports

The Data Science of Gaming and Fantasy Sports
The Data Science of Gaming and Fantasy Sports
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 1h 30m | 154 MB

Want to know how casinos calculate odds and turn a profit? Curious how fantasy sports leagues keep track of stats across the season? Get a fast-paced, fun, and non-technical overview of how the gambling and fantasy sports industries structure their offerings. Curt Frye uses data science to examine how casinos make money, design their games, offer comps to customers, and expand their revenue streams through dining, golf, entertainment, and other attractions. He also reviews fantasy sports, comparing low-stakes leagues such as the NCAA tournament bracket to daily competitions where players gamble real money.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Welcome
2 What you should know

Enjoying the View from the Casino Floor
3 Discover why casinos make money
4 Keep the lights on with slot machines
5 Play blackjack and other table games
6 Know when to fold 'em at the poker table
7 Don't just watch the game—bet on it
8 Take in the shows, fine dining, and golf
9 Stay and eat for free by earning comps

Competing in the Fantasy Sports Arena
10 Fill out a tournament bracket
11 Play fantasy sports for fun and money
12 Test your nerve with daily fantasy play

Conclusion
13 Further information