Today, volatility was the theme that has a few interesting twists in its influence on the pricing of options. So, to look at that, we need to start with "the Greeks" and the related etiology.
All one has to do is consider the strategies related to option trading (pages and pages of tables) to see the relation to gaming.
Our future, in general, requires better than that albeit that many do support themselves quite well through the auspices of CBOE, et al.
11/21/2010 -- Three years ago, it was said: Computational foci raise miraculous need. Still applies.