The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims. Volume 2 (of 2)
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The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims. Volume 2 (of 2)

By Andrew Steinmetz
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Table of Contents
  • THE GAMING TABLE:
    • ITS VOTARIES AND VICTIMS,
      • In all Times and Countries, especially in England and in France.
        • IN TWO VOLUMES.—VOL. II.
    • Contents
      • THE GAMING TABLE.
  • THE GAMING TABLE.
    • CHAPTER I. CHEVALIERS D'INDUSTRIE, OR POLITE SHARPERS.
    • CHAPTER II. PROFESSIONAL GAMESTERS AND THEIR FRAUDS.
    • CHAPTER III. ANECDOTES OF THE PASSIONS AND VICISSITUDES OF GAMESTERS.
    • CHAPTER IV. ATROCITIES, DUELS, SUICIDES, AND EXECUTION OF GAMBLERS.
    • CHAPTER V. ODDITIES AND WITTICISMS OF GAMBLERS.
      • OSTENTATIOUS GAMESTERS.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE GAMING CLUBS.
    • CHAPTER VII. DOINGS IN GAMING HOUSES.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE DOCTRINE OF PROBABILITIES APPLIED TO GAMBLING.
    • CHAPTER IX. THE HISTORY OF DICE AND CARDS.
    • CHAPTER X. PIQUET, BASSET, FARO, HAZARD, PASSE-DIX, PUT, CROSS AND PILE,
    • CHAPTER XI. COCK-FIGHTING.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE TURF, HISTORICAL, SOCIAL, MORAL.
    • CHAPTER XIII. FORTUNE-TELLING BY CARDS
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