Card Games For Dummies


ISBN: 9780764599101 Author: Rigal, Barry Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 23rd September 2005 Imprint: For Dummies Cover: Paperback Dewey: 795.4 (edition:22) Pages: 366 Language: English Edition: 2nd Edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Card games, especially poker, are more popular than ever. This simple guide explains the rules of all the favourites, including blackjack, bridge and gin rummy, but also maps out strategies to help players win.

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!

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