Never a Dull Deal: Faith, Hope and Probability in Bridge - $19.95 USD - ISBN: 978-1-77140-033-6 - from Master Point Press, the Bridge Publisher
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Never a Dull Deal: Faith, Hope and Probability in Bridge

Available for download in an eBook Edition

by: Robert F. MacKinnon

224pp | ISBN 978-1-77140-033-6

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $23.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £12.95

Categories: Advanced | General Interest | Canadian Authors

About the AuthorABOUT THE AUTHOR         Critics’ ViewpointCRITICS’ VIEWPOINT

In Bob Mackinnon’s bestseller, Bridge, Probability and Information, the author drew on his professional background in mathematics to introduce readers to the mysteries of information theory and Bayes Theorem, and their surprisingly practical applications for bridge players. In this sequel, he takes these same ideas further, exploring the application of the concepts of conditional probability to opening leads, declarer play, bidding theory, and the correct strategy at different forms of scoring.

Robert F. MacKinnon

Robert F. MacKinnon (Victoria, Canada) is a retired mathematician whose work has appeared in a number of bridge magazines. He has written two bridge novels, including the remarkable Samurai Bridge, as well as the best-selling (!) Bridge, Probability and Information. He conducts a blog on the mathematics of bridge on


Following MacKinnon as he delves into more specialized topics will be a treat for fans of his earlier work.

— ACBL Bulletin    Date: 2017-05-15



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