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While the book's focus is clearly on trading and investing, there is more than enough human interest on offer for the general reader. For example, Edward Thorp, who invented many of the strategies used in quantitative investing, tells of how he also made an enemy of the entire casino industry when he proved that blackjack could be consistently "beaten" by the average player a revelation that (according to Thorp) led to at least one alleged attempt to kill him.
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