Card Games All–In–One For Dummies

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Play your cards right and get an ace up your sleeve
Whether you re looking to tackle a Texas Hold em tournament or beat a friendly competitor at Gin Rummy, Card Games All–In–One For Dummies helps you stack the odds in your favor to start playing and winning the world s most popular card games.
From Bridge and Hearts to Blackjack, card games are timeless activities that offer loads of fun, bringing people of all ages together to socialize and have a hand at some friendly competition. But if you re ready to up the ante, this all–encompassing guide gives you the card–playing power to apply winning strategies and tips to master your game of choice and beat your opponents.
  • Build upon and improve your card–playing skills
  • Develop a winning strategy for popular card game
  • Find and play card games online
  • Teach kids to play cards responsibly
Whether you re playing for fun or real stakes, Card Games All–In–One For Dummies is your one–stop ace in the hole to come up trumps!
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ISBN-13: 9781119275718
ISBN-10: 1119275717
Pagini: 576
Dimensiuni: 187 x 235 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.73 kg
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

Public țintă

The primary audience for this book includes readers who would like to learn a wide variety of card games to enjoy with friends and family.  The secondary audience includes parents who want to teach their kids not only card games, but how to play them responsibly.

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The ultimate card–player′s companion
Card games bring people of all ages together, whether for fun or competition. Inside, you′ll find expert tips and guidance on how to use strategy, memory, cleverness, and more to become a better player at some of the world′s most popular card games. With easy–to–follow explanations for each game including their origins, rules, and tactics, you can quickly become a master card player.
6 Books Inside
  • Card Games For Dummies
  • Bridge For Dummies, 4th Edition
  • Poker For Dummies
  • Texas Hold′em For Dummies
  • Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies
  • Casino Gambling For Dummies


Introduction 1
Book 1: Taking a Stab at Card Games 3
CHAPTER 1: Getting Familiar with Card Game Basics 5
CHAPTER 2: Going Solo with Solitaire 15
CHAPTER 3: Creating Combinations in Rummy 35
CHAPTER 4: Working toward a Run with Fan Tan 49
CHAPTER 5: Nailing Bids with Oh Hell! and Romanian Whist 57
CHAPTER 6: Bowing to Trump in Euchre 65
CHAPTER 7: Following Suit with Spades 75
CHAPTER 8: Handling a Heaping Helping of Hearts 91
CHAPTER 9: Trying Some Children s Games 103
Book 2: The Lowdown on Poker 117
CHAPTER 1: Warming Up with Poker Basics 119
CHAPTER 2: Applying Essential Strategies 137
CHAPTER 3: Succeeding at Seven–Card Stud 149
CHAPTER 4: Tackling Texas Hold em 163
CHAPTER 5: Becoming an Expert at Omaha 171
CHAPTER 6: Trying Some Home Poker Games 187
Book 3: Staying North of the Border: Texas Hold em 197
CHAPTER 1: Just Tell Me How to Play: Texas Hold em Basics 199
CHAPTER 2: Beginning with Two 217
CHAPTER 3: Flopping Til You re Dropping 229
CHAPTER 4: Taking Your Turn 241
CHAPTER 5: Dipping in the River 249
CHAPTER 6: Playing the Players 257
CHAPTER 7: Bluffing: When Everything Isn t What It Appears to Be 269
Book 4: Going Online to Play: Internet Poker 281
CHAPTER 1: Creating a Winning Combination: Poker, the Internet, and You 283
CHAPTER 2: Putting Internet Poker s Nuances to Work in Your Play 289
CHAPTER 3: Adapting to the World of Internet Poker 307
CHAPTER 4: Exploring Your Online Game Options 315
Book 5: More Than Just an Old Folks Game: Bridge 331
CHAPTER 1: Going to Bridge Boot Camp 333
CHAPTER 2: Counting and Taking Sure Tricks 341
CHAPTER 3: Using Winning Trick Techniques at Notrump Play 349
CHAPTER 4: Introducing Trump Suits 365
CHAPTER 5: Starting with Bidding Basics 381
CHAPTER 6: Wrapping Up with Scorekeeping 391
Book 6: Trying to Beat the House: Casino Gambling 401
CHAPTER 1: Casino Gambling 101: The Inside Scoop 403
CHAPTER 2: Probability and Odds: What You Need to Succeed 419
CHAPTER 3: Managing Your Money in a Casino 429
CHAPTER 4: Minding Your Gambling Manners 441
CHAPTER 5: The Easiest Game to Beat: Blackjack 453
CHAPTER 6: Not Just For High Rollers: Baccarat 469
CHAPTER 7: Rolling the Dice: Craps 481
CHAPTER 8: Spinning Wheel Goes Round n Round: Roulette 501
CHAPTER 9: Mastering the Machines: Slots 515
Index 533