Understanding the physics and mathematics of carnival games

It's hard to resist the allure of a carnival game. Despite your better judgment, you just can't help but throw your money away as you try valiantly to win an oversized stuffed animal for your loved one. Why is besting a carnival game so difficult? Is there a secret trick to winning? Can you use math and physics to understand and even beat these games? In his most recent video, YouTuber Mark Rober explores the physics, mathematical probabilities, and visual trickery associated with theses games, and even demonstrates how to win several famous games.