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Scarne's new complete guide to gambling

Author: John Scarne
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fully rev., expanded, updated edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Scarne
ISBN: 0671217348 9780671217341
OCLC Number: 1066161
Notes: Published in 1961 under title: Complete guide to gambling.
Includes index.
Description: xxii, 871 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Gambling, America's biggest industry --
The Mathematics and science of gambling --
Horse racing, the king of sports --
Betting on sports events --
Lotteries, sweepstakes, pools and raffles --
State lotteries and how they work --
The numbers game --
Bingo, the $3 billion national pastime --
Gambling casinos, carpet and sawdust joints yesterday and today --
Craps, the world's fastest gambling game --
Correct odds in dice games using two, three, four or five dice --
Black jack (blackjack) strategy --
Roulette --
Slot machines, the one-armed bandits --
Chemin de fer and baccarat --
Scarney baccarat --
Keno, Nevada's solitaire bingo-type game --
Casino side games --
Backgammon --
Scarne's rules for private betting games --
The Match game --
General --
Money poker --
Carnival, fair, bazaar, arcade and amusement park games --
Private card games, cheating and how to detect it --
Poker, America's favorite card game --
The wide world of bridge --
Gin rummy --
Skarney, the world's best rummy-type game --
Punchboards, chain letters and pyramid clubs --
Private betting propositions, hustlers and cheats.
Other Titles: Complete guide to gambling
Responsibility: by John Scarne.

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