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    1. Alfred Sheinwold (1)
    2. Brian Sutton-Smith (1)
    3. Elliot Morton Avedon (1)
    4. Ely Culbertson (1)
    5. Guthrie McClain (1)
    6. Joseph Petrus Wergin (1)
    7. Ken Uston (3)
    8. Lawrence Revere (1)
    9. Louis Watson (1)
    10. Robert E. Burger (1)
    11. Roy Hoppe (1)
    12. William B. Dick (1)
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    1. The Study of Games

      The Study of Games

      Our Price: $34.95
      This is a comprehensive study of all games, board games, card games, strategy games, children's games and sporting games such as baseball. What is the history of games? Why do people play games? The authors, Elliott Morton Avedon and Brian Sutton-Smith are recognized authorities on the study of games. Elliott Morton Avedon is the author of “Therapeutic Recreation Service: An Applied Behavioural Approach”. Brian Sutton-Smith is focused on children's games, adult games, children's play, children's drama, films and narratives, as well as children's gender issues and sibling position. Brian Sutton-Smith is the author of some 50 books and some 350 scholarly articles on games. Learn More
    2. Dick's Games of Patience or Solitaire with Cards

      Dick's Games of Patience or Solitaire with Cards

      Our Price: $14.95

      This is a reprint of a book published in 1883 and 1884. There have been at least a dozen editions of this book but we believe that the 1883 edition was the first edition.

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    3. Wergin on Skat and Sheepshead

      Wergin on Skat and Sheepshead

      Our Price: $25.95

      Skat and Sheepshead are card games popular in Germany but not as well known in the United States. They are trick-taking games, bearing some similarities to bridge. Bridge players sometimes play these games as a pass-time.

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    4. Contract Bridge Blue Book

      Contract Bridge Blue Book

      Our Price: $25.95

      Contract Bridge Blue Book is, without doubt, the most famous book on the Game of Contract Bridge ever written. It is a landmark work, mentioned in every book on the history of bridge. As a result of the success of this work, the Culbertson Bidding System was the most popular system the world. Ely Culbertson had a nationwide syndicated column on bridge that was carried in hundreds of newspapers daily.

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    5. Ken Uston on Blackjack

      Ken Uston on Blackjack

      Our Price: $25.95
      This book, "Ken Uston on Blackjack", is primarily concerned with the legal efforts Ken made to stop the casinos from banning card counters. Legal actions were brought in his name against the casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, New Jersey to stop them from banning card counters. The end result of these legal actions was that they were unsuccessful in Las Vegas but successful in Atlantic City. The Las Vegas Casinos still can and do ban card counters. The original edition of this book contains almost no information about how to win at Blackjack. Therefore a section has been added to explain what you really want to know, which is how we were able to win some money playing Blackjack. Learn More
    6. Playing Blackjack as a Business

      Playing Blackjack as a Business

      Our Price: $19.95

      This is the most talked-about book on the Blackjack scene. This book has sold more copies since it's initial release than any other gaming book. Prior to this new edition there was no foolproof way to learn how to play Blackjack accurately. This is the only Blackjack book that is easy to understand and completely accurate, written for the beginner or for the expert player.

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    7. The Big Player

      The Big Player

      Our Price: $25.95

      This is a reprint of the famous book, "The Big Player", mentioned on the History Channel and news reports showing how a team of blackjack players made millions of dollars at the expense of Las Vegas Casinos.

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    8. Million Dollar Blackjack

      Million Dollar Blackjack

      Our Price: $25.95

      Million Dollar Blackjack is the second of several books written by Ken Uston on Blackjack. You may wonder why he needed to write several books on the same subject. Was he like a chess grandmaster who publishes accurate analysis but who holds back a few secrets and sets traps for the unwary reader to fall into should he ever face the grandmaster in a tournament game? Most readers probably assumed that they were playing the system described by Edward Thorp in his book 'Beat the Dealer".

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    9. Pro Bridge - The Hall of Fame

      Pro Bridge - The Hall of Fame

      Our Price: $19.95

      This book is a collection of famous or historic bridge hands played by some of the best or most famous players in the world at that time. It is not intended to be a book of basic instruction. The authors are masters at both chess and bridge.

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    10. 5 Weeks to Winning Bridge

      5 Weeks to Winning Bridge

      Our Price: $29.95

      This book describes the Standard American bidding system. Although still the most widely known system, there have been a proliferation of bidding systems. The reader should be prepared to play under other systems.

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    11. Watson on the Play of the Hand at Contract Bridge

      Watson on the Play of the Hand at Contract Bridge

      Our Price: $29.95

      This is THE BOOK that every strong bridge player in the world has studied. Louis H. WATSON, the author of this book, was rated as one of the ten outstanding Bridge players in the world by all experts and authorities.

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    12. Random Game Book

      Random Game Book

      Our Price: $2.95
      For your purchasing Consideration, we have a random game book! We have a very limited number of these books available on a first come, first serve basis. You will receive one of four game books - Starting Out in Poker, Starting Out in Backgammon, Improving Your Backgammon, or Starting Out in Bridge Please contact us if you would like a specific book, but please note that a specific selection is not guaranteed. Learn More

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