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Peter Arnold



Peter Arnold has written over 40 books on football, cricket, boxing, gambling, snooker, darts and cards. He was the co-author of the successful Complete Book of Card Games and General Editor on The Official Rules of Sports and Games. He lives in London, England and Spain.
Books currently available by this author

Date published: New > Old

Hamlyn

The Complete Book of Card Games

Hervey George
Authors:
Hervey George

Crammed with over 90 card games for all ages, this comprehensive guide offers a range of games for one, two, three, four, five or more players. It includes all the classics such as Bridge, Brag, Poker, Rummy and Cribbage with all their variations, along with lesser known games such as Red Dog, Beleaguered Castle and Quinto. With easy-to-follow explanations for each game including their origins, rules, ranking of cards and tactics, as well as clear illustrations of sample hands, scoring systems and a full glossary of terms, The Complete Book of Card Games and a deck of cards are all you need to test your abilities and have fun no matter where you may be.

Hamlyn

How to Play Poker

Peter Arnold
Authors:
Peter Arnold

More than 250 illustrations, charts, and tables make understanding poker concepts simple. Beginners will see how cards and hands are ranked and how to bet and bluff, and they' ll master shuffling techniques and find out proper table etiquette. Intermediates can practice chip management, learn to recognize opponents' strengths and weaknesses, and discover smart strategies for both good hands and bad. Players will also benefit from the tactical discussions of variations of Draw Poker, Hold' Em, Five- and Seven-Card Stud Poker, and other casino games like Blackjack, Baccarat, Red Dog, Slippery Sam-- even Gin Rummy. The full glossary of terminology can get anyone up to speed.