## poisson distribution

**David Spiegelhalter**and **Yin-Lam Ng** used their statistical finesse to predict the outcome of the last matches — and they were 90% correct. Find out how they did it.

**John Haigh**uses Game Theory to find the answers, and looks at his World Cup predictions from last issue.

**John Haigh**shows us how to use probability to answer these and other questions, and explains the implications for the rules of the game.