The Basic Mathematics of Slot Machines

The Basic Mathematics of Slot Machines



This link should get you a copy of the spreadsheet I used in the video:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/19-OE9VcE7q0FmH-Wuz3BJ8RW1uPykqz0/view?usp=sharing

A quick demonstration of how slot machines at the casino do their thing, followed by a breakdown of the mathematics, statistics, and probabilities of a simple, sample slot machine game. Would you play a games like these at the casino once you know exactly how it is stacked against you? What about the other games available?

Bradley Sward is currently an Associate Professor at the College of DuPage in suburban Chicago, Illinois. He has earned a Masters degree in Software Engineering from DePaul University, a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Springfield, and two Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Molecular Biology from Benedictine University. Prior to teaching, Bradley worked for five years in the field of casino gaming on a variety of video slot machine and poker games. The Village People have been permanently etched into his brain.

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