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

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

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Hoyle's Rules of Games: Third Revised and Updated Edition by Albert H. Morehead, Geoffrey Mott-Smith, Philip D. Morehead

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780452283138
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Edition description: 3RD, REVISED & UPDATED
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 120,078
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About 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.

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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A must own for game/card players