Hoyle's Rules of Games

Hoyle's Rules of Games

Descriptions of Indoor Games of Skill and Chance, With Advice on Skillful Play : Based on the Foundations Laid Down by Edmond Hoyle, 1672-1769

Book - 2001
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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#65533;, 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#65533;
* 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.

Publisher: New York : Plume, 2001.
Edition: 3rd rev. & updated ed.
ISBN: 9780452283138
0452283132
Branch Call Number: 795/.4/Hoy/2001 3588a4 1
Characteristics: viii, 264 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Rules of games

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