Foster's Complete Hoyle
An encyclopedia of games
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Foster's Complete Hoyle An encyclopedia of games

By R. F. Foster
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Table of Contents
  • FOSTER’S COMPLETE HOYLE
  • PUBLISHERS’ NOTE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • THE WHIST FAMILY.
    • BRIDGE.
      • AUCTION BRIDGE, OR AUCTION.
      • BRIDGE.
    • AUCTION BRIDGE, OR AUCTION.
    • BRIDGE.
    • WHIST.
      • ILLUSTRATIVE WHIST HANDS.
      • TEXT-BOOKS.
    • ILLUSTRATIVE WHIST HANDS.
    • TEXT-BOOKS.
    • DUPLICATE WHIST.
      • THE LAWS OF DUPLICATE WHIST.
      • SINGLE TABLE, OR MNEMONIC DUPLICATE.
      • MNEMONIC DUPLICATE FOR MORE THAN ONE TABLE.
    • THE LAWS OF DUPLICATE WHIST.
    • SINGLE TABLE, OR MNEMONIC DUPLICATE.
    • MNEMONIC DUPLICATE FOR MORE THAN ONE TABLE.
    • DUMMY.
    • DOUBLE DUMMY.
    • HUMBUG WHIST.
    • THIRTEEN AND THE ODD.
    • MORT. WHIST À TROIS; OR FRENCH DUMMY.
    • CAYENNE, OR CAYENNE WHIST.
    • SOLO WHIST, OR WHIST DE GAND.
      • SOLO WHIST FOR THREE PLAYERS.
      • TEXT BOOKS.
      • ILLUSTRATIVE SOLO WHIST HANDS.
    • SOLO WHIST FOR THREE PLAYERS.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
    • ILLUSTRATIVE SOLO WHIST HANDS.
    • SCOTCH WHIST, OR CATCH THE TEN.
      • ILLUSTRATIVE SCOTCH WHIST HAND.
    • ILLUSTRATIVE SCOTCH WHIST HAND.
    • BOSTON.
    • BOSTON DE FONTAINEBLEAU.
      • TABLE No. 1.
      • TABLE No. 2.
    • TABLE No. 1.
    • TABLE No. 2.
    • FRENCH BOSTON.
    • RUSSIAN BOSTON.
    • GERMAN WHIST.
    • CHINESE WHIST.
    • WHIST FAMILY LAWS.
      • THE GAME.
      • FORMING THE TABLE.
      • CUTTING.
      • SHUFFLING.
      • CUTTING TO THE DEALER.
      • DEALING.
      • MISDEALING.
      • THE TRUMP CARD.
      • IRREGULARITIES IN THE HANDS.
      • CARDS LIABLE TO BE CALLED.
      • LEADING OUT OF TURN.
      • PLAYING OUT OF TURN.
      • ABANDONED HANDS.
      • REVOKING.
      • MISCELLANEOUS.
      • ERRONEOUS SCORES.
      • BIDDING.
    • THE GAME.
    • FORMING THE TABLE.
    • CUTTING.
    • SHUFFLING.
    • CUTTING TO THE DEALER.
    • DEALING.
    • MISDEALING.
    • THE TRUMP CARD.
    • IRREGULARITIES IN THE HANDS.
    • CARDS LIABLE TO BE CALLED.
    • LEADING OUT OF TURN.
    • PLAYING OUT OF TURN.
    • ABANDONED HANDS.
    • REVOKING.
    • MISCELLANEOUS.
    • ERRONEOUS SCORES.
    • BIDDING.
    • ENGLISH WHIST LAWS.
      • THE RUBBER.
      • SCORING.
      • CUTTING.
      • FORMATION OF TABLE.
      • CUTTING CARDS OF EQUAL VALUE.
      • CUTTING OUT.
      • ENTRY AND RE-ENTRY.
      • SHUFFLING
      • THE DEAL.
      • A NEW DEAL.
      • A MISDEAL.
      • THE TRUMP CARD.
      • CARDS LIABLE TO BE CALLED.
      • CARDS PLAYED IN ERROR, OR NOT PLAYED TO A TRICK.
      • THE REVOKE.
      • CALLING FOR NEW CARDS.
      • GENERAL RULES.
    • THE RUBBER.
    • SCORING.
    • CUTTING.
    • FORMATION OF TABLE.
    • CUTTING CARDS OF EQUAL VALUE.
    • CUTTING OUT.
    • ENTRY AND RE-ENTRY.
    • SHUFFLING
    • THE DEAL.
    • A NEW DEAL.
    • A MISDEAL.
    • THE TRUMP CARD.
    • CARDS LIABLE TO BE CALLED.
    • CARDS PLAYED IN ERROR, OR NOT PLAYED TO A TRICK.
    • THE REVOKE.
    • CALLING FOR NEW CARDS.
    • GENERAL RULES.
    • ETIQUETTE OF WHIST.
    • DUMMY.
    • DOUBLE DUMMY.
  • THE POKER FAMILY.
    • DRAW POKER.
    • POKER LAWS.
      • JACK POT LAWS.
    • JACK POT LAWS.
    • STRAIGHT POKER.
    • STUD POKER.
    • WHISKEY POKER.
    • THIRTY-ONE.
    • PROGRESSIVE POKER.
    • BRAG.
    • COMMERCE.
    • BOUILLOTTE, OR BRELAN.
    • AMBIGU.
    • TEXT-BOOKS ON POKER.
  • THE EUCHRE FAMILY.
    • EUCHRE.
    • CUT-THROAT EUCHRE.
    • SET-BACK EUCHRE.
    • BLIND EUCHRE.
    • PENALTY EUCHRE.
    • AUCTION EUCHRE.
    • PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE.
    • MILITARY EUCHRE.
    • RAILROAD EUCHRE.
    • SEVEN-HANDED EUCHRE.
    • CALL-ACE EUCHRE.
    • 500, OR BID EUCHRE.
    • EUCHRE LAWS.
    • ÉCARTÉ.
    • POOL ÉCARTÉ.
    • NAPOLEON, OR NAP.
    • SPOIL FIVE.
    • FORTY-FIVE, OR FIVE AND TEN.
    • RAMS, OR RAMMES
    • ROUNCE.
    • BIERSPIEL.
    • LOO, OR DIVISION LOO.
    • IRISH LOO.
    • FIVE-CARD LOO.
  • ALL FOURS FAMILY.
    • ALL FOURS, SEVEN-UP, OR OLD SLEDGE.
    • CALIFORNIA JACK.
    • AUCTION PITCH, SELL OUT, OR COMMERCIAL PITCH.
      • SMUDGE.
    • SMUDGE.
    • PEDRO.
    • CINCH, DOUBLE PEDRO, OR HIGH FIVE.
      • CINCH LAWS.
    • CINCH LAWS.
  • HEARTS.
    • VARIETIES OF HEARTS.
    • SUGGESTIONS FOR GOOD PLAY.
      • ILLUSTRATIVE HANDS.
    • ILLUSTRATIVE HANDS.
    • SLOBBERHANNES.
    • POLIGNAC. QUATRE-VALETS, OR FOUR JACKS.
    • ENFLÉ, OR SCHWELLEN.
    • THE LAWS OF HEARTS.
  • THE BÉZIQUE FAMILY.
    • BÉZIQUE, OR SIXTY-FOUR-CARD BINOCLE.
    • FOUR-HANDED BÉZIQUE.
    • THREE-HANDED BÉZIQUE.
    • POLISH BÉZIQUE.
    • CINQ-CENTS.
    • PENCHANT.
    • RUBICON BÉZIQUE.
    • BINOCLE.
      • TEXT BOOKS.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
    • THREE-HANDED BINOCLE.
    • GAIGEL.
    • FOUR-HANDED BINOCLE.
    • AUCTION BINOCLE.
    • SIXTY-SIX.
    • THREE-HANDED SIXTY-SIX.
    • FOUR-HANDED SIXTY-SIX
  • NATIONAL GAMES.
    • SKAT.
      • A TOURNÉ
      • A SOLO.
      • A GRAND.
    • A TOURNÉ
    • A SOLO.
    • A GRAND.
    • AMERICAN SKAT.
    • THE LAWS OF SKAT.
      • THE GAMES.
      • FORMATION OF TABLE.
      • CARDS.
      • DEALING.
      • ERRORS IN DEALING.
      • THE SKAT CARDS.
      • BIDDING.
      • ANNOUNCEMENTS.
      • PLAYING.
      • THE REVOKE.
      • LOOKING BACK.
      • SCORING.
    • THE GAMES.
    • FORMATION OF TABLE.
    • CARDS.
    • DEALING.
    • ERRORS IN DEALING.
    • THE SKAT CARDS.
    • BIDDING.
    • ANNOUNCEMENTS.
    • PLAYING.
    • THE REVOKE.
    • LOOKING BACK.
    • SCORING.
    • FROG.
    • CRIBBAGE.
      • FIVE-CARD CRIBBAGE.
      • THREE-HANDED CRIBBAGE.
      • FOUR-HANDED CRIBBAGE.
      • SEVEN-CARD CRIBBAGE.
      • TEXT BOOKS.
    • FIVE-CARD CRIBBAGE.
    • THREE-HANDED CRIBBAGE.
    • FOUR-HANDED CRIBBAGE.
    • SEVEN-CARD CRIBBAGE.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
    • PIQUET.
      • PIQUET NORMAND, FOR THREE PLAYERS.
      • PIQUET VOLEUR, FOR FOUR PLAYERS.
      • PIQUET A ÉCRIRE.
      • RUBICON PIQUET, FOR TWO PLAYERS.
      • TEXT BOOKS.
    • PIQUET NORMAND, FOR THREE PLAYERS.
    • PIQUET VOLEUR, FOR FOUR PLAYERS.
    • PIQUET A ÉCRIRE.
    • RUBICON PIQUET, FOR TWO PLAYERS.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
    • IMPERIAL, OR PIQUET WITH A TRUMP.
    • CASSINO.
      • TWENTY-ONE POINT CASSINO.
      • ROYAL CASSINO.
      • SPADE CASSINO.
      • DRAW CASSINO.
    • TWENTY-ONE POINT CASSINO.
    • ROYAL CASSINO.
    • SPADE CASSINO.
    • DRAW CASSINO.
    • CONQUIAN.
    • CALABRASELLA.
    • VINT.
    • PREFERENCE.
  • ODD GAMES.
    • SOLO.
    • AUTHORS.
    • SPECULATION.
    • OLD MAID.
    • LIFT SMOKE.
    • EARL OF COVENTRY.
    • COMMIT.
    • MATRIMONY.
    • POPE JOAN.
    • NEWMARKET, OR STOPS.
    • POCHEN.
    • RANTER GO ROUND.
    • FIVE OR NINE.
    • FAN TAN.
    • SOLITAIRE.
    • KLONDIKE.
    • FORTUNE TELLING.
  • BANKING GAMES.
    • VINGT-ET-UN.
    • MACAO.
    • FARMER.
    • QUINZE.
    • BACCARA.
    • BLIND HOOKEY.
    • CHINESE FAN TAN.
    • FARO.
    • ROUGE ET NOIR, OR TRENTE-ET-QUARANTE.
    • ROULETTE.
    • KENO, OR LOTTO.
    • CHUCK-LUCK.
    • RONDEAU.
    • MONTE BANK.
    • THREE-CARD MONTE.
    • UNDER AND OVER SEVEN.
    • LANSQUENET.
  • TABLE GAMES.
    • CHESS.
      • CODE OF CHESS LAWS. ADOPTED BY THE FIFTH AMERICAN CHESS CONGRESS.
    • CODE OF CHESS LAWS. ADOPTED BY THE FIFTH AMERICAN CHESS CONGRESS.
    • CHECKERS, OR DRAUGHTS.
      • ILLUSTRATIVE GAMES.
      • CHECKER LAWS.
      • TEXT BOOKS.
    • ILLUSTRATIVE GAMES.
    • CHECKER LAWS.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
    • BACKGAMMON. OR TRIC-TRAC.
      • LAWS.
      • RUSSIAN BACKGAMMON.
      • TEXT BOOKS.
    • LAWS.
    • RUSSIAN BACKGAMMON.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
    • REVERSI.
    • HALMA.
    • GO-BANG.
    • MORELLES, OR NINE MEN’S MORRIS.
    • DOMINOES.
    • DICE.
      • RAFFLING.
      • CRAP SHOOTING.
      • POKER DICE.
      • TEN PINS WITH DICE.
      • BASE BALL WITH DICE.
      • GOING TO BOSTON.
      • ACE IN THE POT.
      • MULTIPLICATION.
      • ROUND THE SPOT.
      • VINGT-ET-UN.
      • CENTENNIAL.
      • HELP YOUR NEIGHBOUR.
      • PASSE DIX.
      • SHUFFLE BOARD.
    • RAFFLING.
    • CRAP SHOOTING.
    • POKER DICE.
    • TEN PINS WITH DICE.
    • BASE BALL WITH DICE.
    • GOING TO BOSTON.
    • ACE IN THE POT.
    • MULTIPLICATION.
    • ROUND THE SPOT.
    • VINGT-ET-UN.
    • CENTENNIAL.
    • HELP YOUR NEIGHBOUR.
    • PASSE DIX.
    • SHUFFLE BOARD.
  • BILLIARDS.
    • THE AMERICAN GAME.
    • BAULK-LINE BILLIARDS.
    • CUSHION CARROMS.
    • AMERICAN BILLIARD LAWS.
    • FIFTEEN-BALL POOL.
    • AMERICAN PYRAMID POOL.
    • CONTINUOUS POOL.
    • ENGLISH PYRAMID POOL.
    • SHELL OUT.
    • HIGH-LOW-JACK-GAME.
    • FORTY-ONE POOL.
    • CHICAGO POOL.
    • COW-BOY POOL.
    • SNOOKER POOL.
    • FOUL STROKES AND PENALTIES.
    • ENGLISH POOL.
    • BLACK POOL.
    • ENGLISH BILLIARDS.
      • ENGLISH BILLIARD LAWS.
    • ENGLISH BILLIARD LAWS.
    • PIN POOL.
    • THE LITTLE CORPORAL.
    • THE SPANISH GAME OF BILLIARDS.
    • BOTTLE POOL.
    • BILLIARD TEXT BOOKS.
  • CHANCE AND PROBABILITY.
    • TEXT BOOKS.
  • TEN PINS.
    • BOWLING ALLEY LAWS.
    • COCKED HAT.
    • COCKED HAT AND FEATHER.
    • THE BATTLE GAME.
    • NINE UP AND NINE DOWN.
    • HEAD PIN AND FOUR BACK.
    • FOUR BACK.
    • TEN PINS—HEAD PIN OUT.
    • FIVE BACK.
    • THE NEWPORT GAME.
    • DUCK PIN GAME.
    • KINSLEY CANDLE PIN.
    • A FEW DON’TS.
  • GENERAL LAWS, FOR ALL CARD GAMES.
  • Technical Terms.
    • DRIVE WHIST.
    • BID WHIST.
    • NORWEGIAN WHIST.
    • RUM.
    • SINGLE-PACK RUM.
    • POKER RUM.
    • POKER GIN.
    • DOUBLE-PACK RUM.
    • CANFIELD.
    • I DOUBT IT.
    • JASS.
    • TWO-HAND JASS.
    • PATIENCE POKER
    • SOLITAIRE CRIBBAGE.
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