Investigating Roulette

In previous Newsletters, we’ve looked at the chances of winning prizes on the UK National Lottery, the “birthday conundrum” and the well-named Gambler’s Fallacy. I’m continually pleased at how many clients give me positive feedback about this column, so thank-you for your kind comments and long may it continue! For this issue, I thought we’d put on our tuxedos, order …

The “Gambler’s Fallacy”

In previous newsletters, Clark & John’s probability whizz-kid Rob Clark, informed us of the actual chances of winning a prize on the UK National Lottery and also entertained readers with a fascinating article on the likelihood of multiple birthdays. For this issue, Rob looks at the “Gambler’s Fallacy”. We hear phrases all the time don’t we, like ….”it’s got a …

Probability

In the first Newsletter, Clark & John’s probability whizz-kid Rob Clark, informed us of the actual chances of winning a prize on the UK National Lottery. The favourable feedback generated by the Lotto article, has prompted Rob to turn his spotlight this time to birthdays. To begin, let me pose a question to you……. “How large should a group of …