Author(s): Albert H. Morehead
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 "RM" to blackjack. This handy reference guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and playing odds for more than 250 games, from such favorites as:
-- Scrabble "RM"
-- Contract Bridge
-- Gin Rummy
-- Poker -- Anaconda, Blind Tiger, and Hold-'em
-- Solitaire Games -- including Pyramid and Russian Bank
-- Children's Games: Beggar-Your-Neighbor, Memory, and Slapjack
-- Computer Games: Minesweeper and Freecell . . . and much more.
Readers will learn how to play, hone their strategies, and settle disputes with this newest edition of the classic reference guide.