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« Reply #10 on: 03 August 2010, 11:55:39 »

I've found a good link, I think it's very suitable for beginners if one finds interest. If I found this link months ago, then it must shorten my learning a lot. Don't know who is the author, but it's definitely useful.

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Yes this page has been around for a very long time, explaining the basics of pari mutuel system.

Maybe the author copied some of the concepts from US, and tried to apply to HK, some of the formulas presented  are wrong or in a strang format.

E.g. the very first formula on the page, it should be simply Odds=Si/S, instead of [(Si-1)/S]+1. It's written in such strange format because the concept is translated from US style odds, where the odds is expressed as profit, instead of total return including the cost.

As a result of using US style odds, the expectation formula in the middle of the page is wrong if applied to HK odds.
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« Reply #11 on: 03 August 2010, 12:04:21 »

Yes this page has been around for a very long time, explaining the basics of pari mutuel system.

Maybe the author copied some of the concepts from US, and tried to apply to HK, some of the formulas presented  are wrong or in a strang format.

E.g. the very first formula on the page, it should be simply Odds=Si/S, instead of [(Si-1)/S]+1. It's written in such strange format because the concept is translated from US style odds, where the odds is expressed as profit, instead of total return including the cost.

As a result of using US style odds, the expectation formula in the middle of the page is wrong if applied to HK odds.

Yes, agree. I do find it's quite uncomforted for the first few formulas by adding +1 to the odds.... which is very American style.
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« Reply #12 on: 09 November 2010, 00:51:30 »

CX Wong just released the pdf version of his book.

You can email him to get the copy and the password. I am leaving a copy here for record.

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« Reply #13 on: 10 November 2010, 00:19:18 »

CX Wong just released the pdf version of his book.

You can email him to get the copy and the password. I am leaving a copy here for record.

Oh, thanks.  Just emailed him.
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« Reply #14 on: 19 August 2011, 01:20:04 »

English version is out on Amazon. I have my copy but have not start reading...
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« Reply #15 on: 22 August 2011, 23:40:13 »

English version is out on Amazon. I have my copy but have not start reading...

Will you?  You've got and read the Chinese version already.  Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: 10 April 2014, 10:45:32 »

Days ago I read a few pages of this book at your office. I found the first few chapters interesting so I took it away. Will return later.  Grin
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« Reply #17 on: 11 April 2014, 02:27:53 »

Days ago I read a few pages of this book at your office. I found the first few chapters interesting so I took it away. Will return later.  Grin

Haha, I have the Eng version if you are interested...
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« Reply #18 on: 29 April 2014, 11:49:46 »

Will return the book later today.

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