How to use math to get rich in the lottery
Cubberley auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford CA 94305
Thursday, November 3, 2016 7:30 PM
Open to the public, Free
Jordan Ellenberg (Wisconsin–Madison)
For seven years, a group of students from MIT exploited a loophole in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Cash WinFall game to win drawing after drawing, eventually pocketing more than $3 million. How did they do it?
Sponsored by Mathematics Research Center, and friends of Stanford department of Mathematics