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HOYLE'S GAMES.

IMPROVED AND ENLARGED

BY

NEW AND PRACTICAL TREATISES,

WITH THE

MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CHANCES

OF THE

MOST FASHIONABLE GAMES OF THE DAY,

FORMING AN EASY AND
Scientific Guide to the Gaming Table,

AND THE
MOST POPULAR SPORTS OF THE FIELD.

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" Ita vita est hominum quasi cum Ludas tesseras--si illud quod
maximé opus est non jactu cadet illud quod accidet id arte ut cor-
Tegas."-TERENCE-

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, REES, AND CO.; J. RICHARDSON ;
J. M. RICHARDSON; R. SCHOLEY; BALDWIN AND CRADOCK;
HAMILTON AND CO.; J, HEARNE; WHITTAKER AND CO. ;
SHERWOOD AND CO.; J. DUNCAN; SIMPKIN, MARSHALL,
AND CO.; J. DOWDING; AND J. WICKSTEED,

| 13:4 1909

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ADVERTISEMENT.

The present edition of "Hoyle's Games" differs essentially from all its predecessors. The lover of the bicidus ordo will find a more logical disposition substituted for the elaborate confusion of the former editions. The various Games have been classified under the three several categories of Games of Pure Chance. —Mixed Games—and Mental and Bodily Games; preceded by a short introduction explaining the nature and object of the classes to which they belong.

Under the head of the first will be found entirely new treatises upon the Doctrine of Chances, Rouge et Noir, Roulette, the Lottery of France, and an Analysis of the Chances and Combinations of Dice. The various chances which these fascinating but

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