Gerolamo Cardano

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Gerolamo Cardano

Gerolamo Cardano (September 24, 1501September 21, 1576) was an Italian Renaissance mathematician, physician, astrologer and gambler, applying probability calculus to games of chance.


  • The greatest advantage in gambling lies in not playing at all.
    • Gerolamo Cardano (around 1560). Liber de ludo aleae. 

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