Can you guess the candidate?
When you're trailing in a game, the best move usually requires sacrificing expectation for variance. Remarkably, coaches in both the NBA and NFL fail at applying basic math.
Some housekeeping notes and figuring out what the jackpot has to be for a positive-value lottery.
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