Hoyle's Rules of Games

Hoyle’s Rules of Games



Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$7.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451204844
  • 384 Pages
  • NAL
  • Adult

Overview

In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on the popular game of his day, whist. Games evolve with time, just as whist gave rise to contract bridge. However, more than 250 years later, Hoyle’s is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game—whether it’s bridge, backgammon, Scrabble® or Blackjack. The game player’s basic reference, this handy guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and odds for over 250 games, from including such favorites as:

* Scrabble® * Canasta * Contract Bridge
* Gin Rummy * Chess * Backgammon
* Solitaire games: Nestor, Pounce, Pyramid, and Russian Bank
* Poker variations: Anaconda, Blind Tiger, and Hold ’em
* Children’s games: Beggar-your-neighbor, Memory, and Slapjack
* Computer games: Minesweeper and Freecell
* And more

Learn how to play, sharpen your strategy, and settle disputes—with this newest edition of the classic reference guide.

Table of Contents

Card Games
All Fours
Barbu
Bridge
Briscola
Casino
Cribbage
Eleusis
Klaberjass
Hearts
Oh Hell
Palace
Pinochle
Piquet
Rook
Rummy
Sixty-Six
Skat
Spades
Stops
Triumph
Variety
Solitaire
Card Games for Larger Groups or Parties
Card Games Played by Children

Gambling Games
Poker
Other Gambling Games

Dice, Board, and Other Games
Dice Games
Dominoes
Board Games
Parlor Games
Computer and Online Games

Resources
Glossary

Index Of Games

Accordion
Aces High
Aces Up
Acey-Deucey
All Fours
Anoconda
Arlington
Asian Poker
Auction Bridge
Auction Forty-Fives
Auction Pinochle
Auction Pitch
Austrailian Poker
Authors

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