Hoyle s Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games

Author: Walter B. Gibson
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307486097
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Games & Activities

"According to Hoyle" is the card-table synonym for Correct --a definitive guide to the correct playing of all known card games, with full descriptions and explanations of rules and techniques for each game and its variations. B & W photographs throughout.

Ultimate Book of Card Games

Author: Scott McNeely
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452110486
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Games

Classic and comprehensive, this guide to over 350 games is sure to appeal to all ages. From Bridge to Poker and Solitaireto Hearts, card games are a beloved source of entertainment and competition (and they are recession proof!). This authoritative book is ideal for every household, college dorm, family cabin, or neighborhood bar that has a pack of cards. Designed in the style of the popular Ultimate Bar Book, this essential resource provides the rules to dozensof variations of your favorite games, and a few you've probably never heard of (Bezique, anyone?). With simple instructions and clear illustrations to guide the way, this volume will be a welcome addition to any gamer's library.

The Official Rules of Card Games

Author: Albert H. Morehead
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780449911587
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Games

With complete rules on more than 300 popular card games, including the new international laws of contract bridge, this comprehensive book also includes special sections on: choosing games for particular occasions, teaching card games to children, the etiquette of card games, technical terms used in card games, and more. From the Paperback edition.

Hoyle s Official Rules of Card Games

Author: Edmond Hoyle
Publisher:
ISBN: 1741850371
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Card games

The comprehensive book has the complete rules of your favourite card games and many you have never even heard of. To learn a new game, to play old favourites better or to settle any question that comes up, this is an authorative reference for any home or card room. A must for anyone who wants to play a card game and play correctly.

According to Hoyle

Author: Richard L. Frey
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780449911563
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Games & Activities

A comprehensive guide to the complete rules of more than two hundred dice games, parlor games, word games, card games, and solitaire games also offers tips on winning play.

The World s Greatest Blackjack Book

Author: Lance Humble
Publisher: Main Street Books
ISBN: 0307768635
Release Date: 2010-11-03
Genre: Games & Activities

A revised edition of the blackjack player's bible, with complete information on the odds, betting strategies, and much more -- now updated to include the rules of play in Atlantic City as well as international playing rules. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Ultimate Book of Family Card Games

Author: Oliver Ho
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1402750412
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Games

Presents a collection of fifty card games, organized by type and difficulty, and complete with instructions, rules, and strategies.

Card Games For Dummies

Author: Barry Rigal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054765
Release Date: 2011-03-04
Genre: Games

Card games offer loads of fun and one of the best socializing experiences out there. But picking up winning card strategies is a bit of a challenge, and though your buddies may think that picking up the rules of the game is easy, winning is a totally different story. With Card Games For Dummies, Second Edition, you’ll not only be able to play the hottest card games around, you can also apply game-winning strategies and tips to have fun and beat your opponents. Now updated, this hands-on guide shows you everything you need to know—the basics, the tricks, and the techniques—to become a master card player, with expanded coverage on poker as well as online gaming and tournaments. Soon you will have the card-playing power to: Pin down your opponents in Texas Hold’em Show off your power in Stud Poker Hit wisely in Blackjack Break hearts ruthlessly in Hearts Mix up the night with Gin and Rummy Build yourself a victory in Bridge Send them fishing in Go Fish This straightforward, no-nonsense guide features great ways to improve your game and have more fun, as well as a list of places to find out more about your favorite game. It also profiles different variations of each game, making you a player for all seasons!

This Book Will Change Your Life

Author: Ben Carey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0452284899
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Humor

Presents a humorous collection of 365 suggestions for changing an otherwise mediocre life.

The Complete Book of Solitaire and Patience Games

Author: Albert Hodges Morehead
Publisher: Foulsham & Company Limited
ISBN: 0572026544
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Games

Suitable for novice players and seriously addicted, this title helps you to test your wits against of 225 of the best card games ever invented - from familiar and famous to the strange and new.

The Book of Card Games

Author: Nikki Katz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440560156
Release Date: 2012-12-18
Genre: Games & Activities

Your Favorite Card Games, All in One Place! Now you can enjoy all the games you've always loved--and find new favorites--with The Book of Card Games. From bridge and pitch to war and whist, this timeless collection outlines the rules to more than fifty classic games and a number of entertaining variations. You can reference the exact rules for gin rummy or try a new spin on the game-night staple with Manipulation Rummy. Why not switch it up on the poker table and go all in during a round of Anaconda, Football, or Omaha? You can even have fun on your own with solitary games like Free Cell and Monte Carlo. The Book of Card Games stacks the deck in your favor for hours of entertaining fun with family and friends!

The 99 Critical Shots in Pool

Author: Ray Martin
Publisher: Random House Puzzles & Games
ISBN: 9780812922417
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Games

Over thirty photographs, more than one hundred sixty drawings, and clear explanations reveal the secret strategies and techniques of the game

Word Freak

Author: Stefan Fatsis
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 9780547524313
Release Date: 2001-07-07
Genre: Games & Activities

This “marvelously absorbing” book is “a walk on the wild side of words and ventures into the zone where language and mathematics intersect” (San Jose Mercury News). A former Wall Street Journal reporter and NPR regular, Stefan Fatsis recounts his remarkable rise through the ranks of elite Scrabble players while exploring the game’s strange, potent hold over them—and him. At least thirty million American homes have a Scrabble set—but the game’s most talented competitors inhabit a sphere far removed from the masses of “living room players.” Theirs is a surprisingly diverse subculture whose stars include a vitamin-popping standup comic; a former bank teller whose intestinal troubles earned him the nickname “G.I. Joel”; a burly, unemployed African American from Baltimore’s inner city; the three-time national champion who plays according to Zen principles; and the author himself, who over the course of the book is transformed from a curious reporter to a confirmed Scrabble nut. Fatsis begins by haunting the gritty corner of a Greenwich Village park where pickup Scrabble games can be found whenever weather permits. His curiosity soon morphs into compulsion, as he sets about memorizing thousands of obscure words and fills his evenings with solo Scrabble played on his living room floor. Before long he finds himself at tournaments, socializing—and competing—with Scrabble’s elite. But this book is about more than hardcore Scrabblers, for the game yields insights into realms as disparate as linguistics, psychology, and mathematics. Word Freak extends its reach even farther, pondering the light Scrabble throws on such notions as brilliance, memory, competition, failure, and hope. It is a geography of obsession that celebrates the uncanny powers locked in all of us, “a can’t-put-it-down narrative that dances between memoir and reportage” (Los Angeles Times). “Funny, thoughtful, character-rich, unchallengeably winning writing.” —The Atlantic Monthly This edition includes a new afterword by the author.

Shuffle and Deal

Author: Tara Gallagher
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062441522
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Games & Activities

With 50 popular card games for any number of players, Shuffle and Deal is an indispensable rule book—and the first of its kind to include a diverse collection of colorful vintage card art from all over the world and throughout the ages. Inside you'll find: Complete rules and variations for 50 games, all selected for their fun factor, from Hearts to Rummy 500, from Avalanche to Pinochle Tips for playing strategically Little-known facts on card-playing history More than 300 gorgeous reproductions of vintage card art, from medieval times to the present day It’s time to shuffle and deal! With more than 300 full-color illustrations