A Roulette wheel is a traditional symbol for a system whose outcomes are arrived at by pure chance. But not every Roulette wheel was created equally. (Photo credit: Mike Windle/Getty Images for Spike TV)

Isaac Newton Vs. Las Vegas: How Physicists Used Science To Beat The Odds At Roulette

In every casino game, the house has an edge. Thanks to some very intrepid scientists, the rules had to be changed.

“I don’t always bet the same way I talk. Good advice is one thing, but smart gambling is quite another.” -Hunter S. Thompson

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Paul Halpern

Paul Halpern

Physicist and science writer. Author of Synchronicity: The Epic Quest to Understand the Quantum Nature of Cause and Effect