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What's Luck Got to Do with It? by Joseph Mazur

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Description of the GamesUsed in This Book

In almost every one of the games described there are variations and complex betting rules. Descriptions and rules are brief for the sake of simplicity.

atep: An Egyptian game of guessing the number of upheld fingers.

baccarat: A European card game dating to the fifteenth century similar to basset and faro. No skill or strategy is involved. There are several modern variations of the game. Players bet on the hands they are dealt. High score wins, but scoring has a twist. The score is the remainder ...

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