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Odd Lots: How a Professor Made 500 Percent on His Money by Gambling on an Obscure Sport

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Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics.

This week we talk to Steven Skiena, a professor of computer science at Stony Brook University, who tells us about the time he made 500 percent on his money by gambling on the obscure sport of jai alai.