Hoyles Rule of Games : The Essential Guide to Poker and Other Card Games, 3rd Ed

Hoyles Rule of Games : The Essential Guide to Poker and Other Card Games
by Albert H. Morehead , Geoffrey Mott-Smith

Third Revised & Updated Edition

Learn how to play games, sharpen your strategy, and settle disputes with the revised and updated edition of this essential reference guide--now covering over 250 classic and popular games

Hoyle is the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games (see below).

The game player's basic reference, this handy guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and odds for over 250 games, including such favorites as:

- Scrabble(R)
- 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
- Computer games: Minesweeper and Freecell
- ...And more

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. Now, more than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game--whether it's bridge, backgammon, Scrabble(R) or Blackjack.

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

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Albert H. Morehead
Geoffrey Mott-Smith
Philip D. Morehead
Board Games
Card Games / General
Card Games / Poker
Personal & Practical Guides
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Games & Activities
Penguin Publishing Group
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384 Pages
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Hoyle's Rules of Games, 3rd Revised and Updated Edition : The Essential Guide to Poker and Other Card Games
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