In language every amateur player can understand, card expert John Scarne provides instruction for playing dozens of card games — from Gin Rummy, Canasta, and Stud Poker to Faro, Red Dog, and Chemin de Fer. Besides the official rules and tables of probabilities and percentages, the book also con... read more
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In language every amateur player can understand, card expert John Scarne provides instruction for playing dozens of card games — from Gin Rummy, Canasta, and Stud Poker to Faro, Red Dog, and Chemin de Fer. Besides the official rules and tables of probabilities and percentages, the book also contains some 60 pages of information on how to detect cheating. "You won't find anywhere a more detailed, exact and sound book on any of the subjects here covered, nor better advice on what to do and what not to do if you like to play cards for money." — San Francisco Chronicle.
Unabridged republication of Scarne on Cards, Revised Augmented Edition, published by Signet, New York, 1965.
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