Casino Games : Demystified
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Casino Games : Demystified

Learn how games work, how to measure performance and create your own games!
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Created by Joshua Peck
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 39 mins on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Gaming math
  • Combinatorics
  • Standard deviation
  • Hold Percentage
  • Random Events
Requirements
  • Be able to read and understand English
Description

Learn how games work! Take a dive into the mathematics and statistics that form the backbone of some of the most popular casino games. Understand what makes the game work for the casino and how to make your own!

1. Combinations and permutations (Combinatorics)

2. Expectation and Pay Tables

3. Standard Deviation of Expectation

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in how casino games work
Course content
Expand all 12 lectures 39:10
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:43

A summary of what goes into creating a casino game.

Preview 00:43
+ How Games Are Made
5 lectures 14:06

Awareness of the event space of a game allows you to exploit its inherent traits.

Preview 01:05
Event Space Quiz
1 question

Casino games are by nature, random and follow a loose set of laws to defy prediction.

Preview 00:46

To learn more about combinations and permutations:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqo1Q2wgDgs

Preview 07:18
Combinations and Permutations Quiz
2 questions

Calculating this interesting facet of games allows you to create a diverse range of innovative wagers.

Preview 04:27
Counting Totals Quiz
1 question

Determining the probability of events is integral to defining how much to pay for a wager.

Probability
00:30
+ How Much To Pay
2 lectures 13:16

Manipulate the payout and probability of your game to increase revenue.

Expectation
02:30
Expectation Quiz
1 question

Find out how casinos decide how much to pay for a wager!

Pay Tables
10:46
+ How Normal Is Normal
4 lectures 11:05

Why does the house always win?

Gamblers' Fallacies
00:31

The most popular way to measure performance.

Hold Percentage
00:47

Analyse your game's performance and find out if it is within normal boundaries.

Standard Deviation
07:38

Interpet your Z-score using standard deviation.

Z-Scores and the Z-Table
02:09