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

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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.

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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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“A volume without which no home is truly complete.”—Slate
 
“For the serious game player.”—The Bradenton Herald (Florida)
 
“The source for the rules of most card games.”—St. Petersburg Times (Florida)

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