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Ladies' Night (2017)
Robert Dawson
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A card sharp known as "Lady Jane" attempts to swindle a statistician visiting Las Vegas for a conference. The plot twists and turns as it mentions things like the Monty Hall Problem, Game Theory, and Bayes' Theorem.

It appeared in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2017). Thanks to Larry Lesser for bringing it to my attention.

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MotifFemale Mathematicians,
MediumShort Stories, Available Free Online,

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