Golf and gambling

Thu March 31st 2022, 4:30pm
Sequoia 200
Gene B. Kim, Stanford Math

Daily fantasy sports is a multi-billion dollar industry. Despite the semblance to sports betting, it has been declared as a game of skill in most US states. At its essence, this is a game of probabilistic optimization. We will discuss how to use data to model various distributions related to golf and how to use them to potentially multiply our investments by 10,000.

Zoom Recording [SUNet/SSO authentication required]