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How to Play Poker

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How to Play Poker by Peter Arnold
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This practical and comprehensive explanation of the rules of poker should make it easy. All variations are described and other popular card games are included. Increase your chances of winning with expert advice on the strategy and mathematics of the game, and tips on bluffing!

Table of Contents

Introduction - the fascinating evolution of "America's game". Part 1 Poker: the basics - cards, preliminaries, how to shuffle, cut and deal, objects, ranks of the hands, limits, showdown, irregularities; how to bet - easy to follow guide to betting; draw poker - how to play, example hand, strategy, the mathematics, weighing the odds, when to draw and how many, play after the draw, bluffing, reading the opposition, sample hands; draw poker variations - deuces wild, joker wild, blind ante, ante and straddle, jackpots, progressive jackpots, whisky poker, high-low poker, lowball, spit in the ocean, knock poker, dealer's choice; five-card stud poker - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; seven-card stud poker - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; Hold 'em - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; Omaha - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; poker sense - a round up of poker psychology. Part 2 Casino games: Baccarat games - Chemin de Feu, Punto Banco Blackjack; social games - Seven-and-nine-card Brag, Napoleon, Rummy, Gin Rummy, Slippery Sam, Vingt-et-Un (Pontoon).
Release date NZ
November 15th, 2003
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
250 illustrations, glossary, index
Imprint
Hamlyn
Pages
176
Dimensions
162x234x14
ISBN-13
9780600609223
Product ID
2069561

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