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

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A Signet Book, Nov 1, 1946 - Games - 264 pages
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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, Hoylers"s is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game-whether itrs"s bridge, backgammon, Scrabblereg; or Blackjack. The game playerrs"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: * Scrabblereg; * Canasta * Contract Bridge * Gin Rummy * Chess * Backgammon * Solitaire games: Nestor, Pounce, Pyramid, and Russian Bank * Poker variations: Anaconda, Blind Tiger, and Hold rs"em * Childrenrs"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.

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Review: Hoyle's Rules of Games

User Review  - Lisa (Harmonybites) - Goodreads

This is the reference books on games, both card and board games: Scrabble, Poker, Bridge, Gin Rummy, Hearts, Solitaire, Dice Games, Dominoes, Roulette, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Cribbage, Parlor ... Read full review

Review: Hoyle's Rules of Games

User Review  - Chris Batchelor - Goodreads

Although the information was a bit redundant to read from cover to cover, when I finished this book today, the information provided was good enough for me to understand the forgotten rules of some games from years past. Read full review

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