Hoyle's Rules of Games

Hoyle’s Rules of Games

Third Revised and Updated Edition

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Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452283138
  • 384 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on the most popular game of his day, whist. Now, more than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game—whether it’s poker, backgammon, Scrabble®, or blackjack. The game player’s basic reference, this handy guide has now been updated and expanded, and provides rules, strategies, and odds for more than 250 games, 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
* Online and 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.

Hoyle's Rules of Games

Hoyle’s Rules of Games

Written by: Albert H. Morehead, Written by: Geoffrey Mott-Smith, Written by: Philip D. Morehead

Praise

On Men’s Health list of 25 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN
 
“A volume without which no home is truly complete.”—Slate
 
“For the serious game player.”—The Bradenton Herald (Florida)
 
“The source for the rules of most card games.”—St. Petersburg Times (Florida)

Table of Contents

Hoyle’s Rules of GamesCard 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
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

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