Hoyle's Rules of Games: Third Revised and Updated Edition

Overview

In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on whist, the most popular card game of his day.

More than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games, from bridge to backgammon, Scrabble to blackjack. This handy reference guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and playing odds for more than 250 games.

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Overview

In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on whist, the most popular card game of his day.

More than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games, from bridge to backgammon, Scrabble to blackjack. This handy reference guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and playing odds for more than 250 games.

Readers will learn how to play, hone their strategies, and settle disputes with this newest edition of the classic reference guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452283138
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Edition description: 3RD, REVISED & UPDATED
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 185,200
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.12 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Morehead is Head of Music Staff for Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is the son of the late Albert H. Morehead, lexicographer and games expert, the original co-editor of this book, who was Bridge Editor of the New York Times for over 25 years and the editor of many books on games. He is editor of The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary and The New American Rogets College Thesaurus and is author of The New American International Dictionary of Music. He lives in Chicago with his wife Patricia, oboist and composer.

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Table of Contents

Hoyle's Rules of Games 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
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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