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  • 21: Bringing Down the House

    How Six Students Took Vegas for Millions

    by Ben Mezrich ...
    Real-life all too rarely offers stories that are quite as satisfying as fiction. Bringing Down the House is one of the exceptions. Cheating in casinos is illegal; card-counting - making a record of what cards have so far been dealt to enable the player to make some prediction of what cards remain in the deck - is not. But casinos understandably dislike the practice and make every effort to keep ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Penguin Book of Card Games

    by David Parlett ...
    The Penguin Book of Card Games is the authoritative up-to-date compendium, describing an abundance of games to be played both for fun and by serious players.Auctions, trumpless hands, cross-ruffing and lurching: card players have a language all of their own. From games of high skill (Bridge) to games of high chance (Newmarket) to trick-taking (Whist) and banking (Pontoon), David Parlett, seasoned ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Card Play: The Rules to 30 Popular Card Games

    by Henry Lucas ...
    Fun for the whole family, this book includes instructions, rules, and tips for 30 of the most popular and classic card games for adults and families alike.Including:Classic Games: Cribbage, Rook, Tripoley, and BridgeSolitaire Games: Clocks, Golf, Forty Thieves, Pyramid, Calculation, Russian, and DoubleGames for Kids: War, Crazy Eights, Old Maid, Concentration, Spit, and Go FishRummy Games: Gin ... Read more

    $2.78 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Breaking Vegas

    by Ben Mezrich ...
    For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'; the biggest high roller to hit Sin City in decades, a hotshot, twenty one year-old kid with a seemingly unlimited bankroll and an even more unlimited lust for big money action. His name was Semyon Dukatch, and stories swirled in his wake. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Eastern Europe. But the truth ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Hoyle's Rules of Games

    Here is the perfect gift for novice and expert game enthusiasts alike. With Hoyle's Rules of Games you'll learn how to play games, sharpen your strategy, and settle disputes with the revised and updated edition of this essential reference guide—now covering over 250 classic and popular games!Whether you’re a casual gamer looking for a reference guide for your next family game night or whether you ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • How to Read Your Opponents' Cards

    The Bridge Experts' Way to Locate Missing High Cards

    by Mike Lawrence ...
    World champion Mike Lawrence teaches you the critical skill of card location in contract bridge: how to determine which cards your opponents are holding based on what they did or didn’t bid and what they've led or haven't led. Learn to spot and interpret clues from the opening bid on. He tells you what a bridge player should think about, why, and how. Each chapter explains a principle and gives ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • The Royal Road to Card Magic

    by Jean Hugard ...
    This antiquarian volume contains an easy-to-digest and novice-friendly guide to learning card tricks, with descriptions and instructions designed to teach the reader a number of shuffling techniques and related tricks. Written in clear, plain language and full of useful illustrations, this guide will appeal to the novice magician and those with an interest in learning card tricks. It is not to be ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bridge For Beginners

    by Anne Bigg ...
    Contract Bridge is one of the most popular card games in the world. But getting started can be daunting for beginners. Bridge for Beginners is the perfect book to have beside you during the early days of your playing career. Get started on becoming a Master with Bridge for Beginners beside you on your Smart phone or Ebook reader.Covers such subjects as Learning the Value of your Hand, Scoring, ... Read more

    $8.82 AUD

  • The Bridge Technique Series 9: Squeezes Made Simple

    Short and full of practical examples each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price what bridge ... Read more

    $6.72 AUD

  • 121 Tips for Better Bridge

    This is a book for the three million 'social' bridge players (in the UK alone) who know the rules and can play a reasonable hand, but want to refine their skills and improve their understanding of the game.The 121 bridge tips range from simple to more advanced and all offer solid advice on how best to deal with a variety of situations. Tips are clearly explained and are followed by an example hand ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Bridge Technique Series 5: Deceptive Card Play

    Short and full of practical examples each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price what bridge ... Read more

    $6.72 AUD

  • How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker

     “Wow. Haseeb has written an amazing and ground-breaking book. There's truly nothing else like it. An absolute requirement for anyone serious about poker.” —David Williams, 2010 WPT World Champion   What does it take to be a great poker player?   It’s no secret that masters of poker think differently than ordinary people. In this game-changing book, Haseeb Qureshi, retired world-class high stakes ... Read more

    $14.89 AUD

  • Basic Bridge

    Learn to Play the World's Greatest Card Game in 15 Easy Lessons

    by Bruce Ciloski ...
    The easiest way yet to learn to play Bridge. 15 easy lessons that anyone can understand. After you read Basic Bridge you'll be ready to sit down and play the greatest card game ever invented. You've always wanted to learn how to play and now you can with Basic Bridge. Starting with an overview of the game and then describing each aspect in it's own chapter you'll learn the basics of the game ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bridge For Dummies

    by Eddie Kantar ...
    Try a hand at bridge—and outsmart your opponentsBridge is the most popular card game in the world—and, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. Whether you're new to the game or a long-time player looking for new tricks, this new edition of Bridge For Dummies walks you through the intricacies of the game and arms you with tried-and-true tips and strategies for being a better ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD $24.99 AUD

  • Hoyles Card Games

    When you're playing cards, don't be the joker! This newly revised edition of Edmond Hoyle's widely respected rules, which date back to 1742, is the authoritative guide to the world of cards. Whether playing on your own, with friends, or even having a friendly wager, this book contains the valuable information needed to play over 150 popular card games. Includes Bridge, Whist, Poker, Banking Games, ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD

  • Cartomancy - Fortune Telling With Playing Cards

    by Julian Moore ...
    series Speed Learning
    "Get this book, learn the system, do cool readings." - David Numen"Julian's work is the best of the bunch in these genres. I have scoured book stores. I only learn from his books and ideas." - John CestaMy latest ebook which teaches the fundamentals of cartomancy is now ready for release. It's similar to my other books in that it's aimed at complete beginners as well as people who've start... ... Read more

    $8.50 AUD

  • Ultimate Book of Card Games

    The Comprehensive Guide to More than 350 Games

    by Scott McNeely ...
    Classic and comprehensive, this guide to over 350 games is sure to appeal to all ages. From Bridge to Poker and Solitaireto Hearts, card games are a beloved source of entertainment and competition (and they are recession proof!). This authoritative book is ideal for every household, college dorm, family cabin, or neighborhood bar that has a pack of cards. Designed in the style of the popular ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Why You Lose at Bridge

    by S. J. Simon ...
    This vintage book contains a detailed guide to playing bridge, with information on common mistakes and how to avoid them, simple instructions for improved play, and a wealth of useful little hints and tips. This book is designed for the ordinary club member with a fair amount of playing under their belt and a knowledge of the more popular systems of play, and it would prove invaluable to those ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bid Better Play Better

    How to Think at the Bridge Table

    Revised and updated. Winning advice on bidding and play for the intermediate, based on five card major openings. ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • Bridge for Beginners

    Bridge is the ultimate card game. It is truly a mind sport, as taxing on the brain as a decathlon is to the body. Bridge for Beginners is the ultimate introduction.Learn how to play bridge with this simple step-by-step guide. While good bridge classes are, of course, of great value, this book is itself the complete tutorial. It will help you to learn properly without other help and give you a ... Read more

    $4.05 AUD

  • Commonsense Bidding

    The Most Complete Guide to Modern Methods of Standard Bidding

    The most complete guide to the modern methods of standard bidding for bridge, from one of America's leading players, teachers, and authorities. With a logical, easy-to-follow style, William Root covers all the bidding essentials. ... Read more

    $22.65 AUD $12.09 AUD

  • Play Blackjack Like the Pros

    Professional blackjack player Kevin Blackwood shares his million-dollar winning strategies for mastering the odds and consistently beating the house at their own game.Play Blackjack Like the Pros is the requisite introduction to the modern game of blackjack, including high and low stakes casino, shoe games (several decks shuffled together), online, and tournaments. Blackwood begins with the basic ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Self-Working Card Tricks

    by Karl Fulves ...
    series Dover Magic Books
    What is a self-working card trick? A trick that does not depend upon legerdemain or special abilities on the part of the magician, but a trick that works automatically because of the mathematics inherent in the card deck itself. Long practice and supernormal dexterity are not needed to perform these tricks, yet they are often among the most entertaining and most spectacular of all card tricks.Some ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Improve Your Bridge: Teach Yourself

    by David Bird ...
    Are you ready to take your bridge game to the next level? Improve Your Bridge will help you develop your technique and strengthen your game. This new edition has been fully updated with fresh design and interactive features as well as insider tips from the author to help give your game the winning edge. It is written by one of the UK's leading authorities in bridge, David Bird, who has written ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD