Collins Gem Card Games provides an introduction to the most played family card games, with clear instructions and guidance on how to master each game. With a stylish new cover design, this best-selling Collins Gem title has been updated to provide even more accessible and helpful advice on learning today's most popular card games. This new color edition will offer help and guidance in a more visually appealing style, making it a joy to learn how to play. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, this edition includes detailed instructions on how to play more than 60 different card games.
An invaluable, comprehensive guide to more than 75 Patience card games Step-by-step instructions and explanatory diagrams Games arranged in order of increasing complexity within each section An ideal companion to ' Gem Card Games'
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In Play Poker Like the Pros, poker master Phil Hellmuth, Jr., demonstrates exactly how to play and win -- even if you have never picked up a deck of cards -- the modern games of poker, including: Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud, and Razz. Phil Hellmuth, Jr., a seven-time World Champion of Poker, presents his tournament-tested strategies to beat any type of player, including: The Jackal (crazy and unpredictable) The Elephant (plays too many hands) The Mouse (plays very conservatively) The Lion (skilled and tough to beat) Play Poker Like the Pros begins by laying out the rules and set-up of each game and then moves on to easy-to-follow basic and advanced strategies. Hellmuth teaches exactly which hands to play, when to bluff, when to raise, and when to fold. In addition Hellmuth provides techniques for reading other players and staying cool under pressure. There are also special chapters on how to beat online poker games and an inside look at tournament play.
Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. A complete compendium of traditional family activities Covers every event from boredom busters to beach games Offers plenty of cheap or free things to do Clear instructions make it suitable for you to dip in and out Teach yourself Things to Do as a Family is your comprehensive guide to a wealth of traditional family activities ideal for anyone with children aged between 5-12. If you're worried about the time they spend on the computer or the lack of exercise in their lives, this book will help you not only to combat the cry of 'I'm bored!' but will also give you traditional pastimes and fun games for every occasion. It will offer tips and games for long car journeys, suggest things to do on special days, like Hallowe'en or at Easter; things to do on a rainy day; things to do on birthdays; and plans for the long summer holidays. From such traditional hobbies as making a cat's cradle to fun family party games like Beetle Drive and consequences, it also gives lots of things like recipes to make together and even gives you guidance on how to stage a play.