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Friday Hacks #170: Hockey Playoff Gambling

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Town Plaza

2 College Ave West · Singapore

How to find us

Seminar Room 5, Level 2, Town Plaza, University Town, NUS

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Details

Schedule:
6:30–7:00pm: Pizza and chit-chat
7:00–7:45pm: First talk

Talk #1: A Markov Chain Model for Hockey Playoff Gambling

Description
Learn how to lose money quickly by gambling with this one simple trick!

We present a quantitative betting strategy for National Hockey League (NHL) playoff games. While we don’t promise positive returns, we hope to provide a unique application of logistic regression and Markov chains to predicting sporting event results.

Speaker
Jonathan Chow is a third-year exchange student from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He studies mathematical finance and has interned in algorithmic trading and portfolio construction.

Supported by The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs