The Encyclopedia of Gambling: The Game, the Odds, the Techniques, the People and Places, the Myths and History

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Chartwell Books, 1977 - Gambling - 256 pages

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Contents

Part One
7
Part Two
31
Combinations and Permutations 40 Equipartition 42 Prospects
46
Horse racing 50 Horse racing in Britain 52 Horse racing
78
Lotteries 90 Sweepstakes 97 The numbers game
97
the dealer 114Under and over seven 115Baccarat 115 Chemin
122
Forerunners of roulette 135 Boule 137 Vingttrois 140
140
Blackjack 146Variations 151Strategy at Blackjack 151Splitting
155
Strategy 168 Napoleon 169 Strategy 169 Red dog
183
Part Eight
233
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