HANDBOOK ON PERCENTAGES Containing Rules for the Playing of Games with Descriptions, Technicalities, Probabilities, Percentages, Instructions, Examples, Etc. American Method of Playing with Numerous Tables and Tabulation. Which is Appended a Lab or Treatise on the Doctrine of C

By: Joe Treyball

Price: $465.30

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Gaming; Statistics; Craps; Mathematics; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 127 pages; Containing Rules for the Playing of Games with Descriptions, Technicalities, Probabilities, Percentages, Instructions, Examples, Etc. American Method of Playing with Numerous Tables and Tabulation. Which is Appended a Lab or Treatise on the Doctrine of Chance by Sham. This book was initially issued by Joe Treyball in 1930 four the use of his customers of gaming equipment . It was reprinted by photo offset at a later date by gamblers book club in Las Vegas. This is an early copy of the reprint which is itself no longer available. Treyball was a greatly respected manufacturer of gaming equipment at the time. Probably the person mostly responsible for the mathematics in this small volume is Howard Hill -- allegedly the first person to be able to figure the odds on Keno. This is without question the best book I've ever seen on how to hustle gambling. A historical document it shows how to figure the various propositions such as the odds of rolling two fours before seven, parlays, horse betting, the odds of making 11 a point in craps and on and on. If you're interested in the theory of gambling odds answer was at the turn-of-the-century you'll never find a better book. From the library of an old-time gambler. Written by the first of the old time gamblers to apply systematic mathematics to gambling in American flapper days. All done with basic arithmetic. Circa 1920's. This is a very scarce book. [21059ON]

Title: HANDBOOK ON PERCENTAGES Containing Rules for the Playing of Games with Descriptions, Technicalities, Probabilities, Percentages, Instructions, Examples, Etc. American Method of Playing with Numerous Tables and Tabulation. Which is Appended a Lab or Treatise on the Doctrine of C

Author Name: Joe Treyball

Categories: Gambling,

Publisher: GBC: 1930

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 36885