The Standard Hoyle: A Complete Guide and Reliable Authority Upon All Games of Chance Or Skill Now Played in the United States, Whether of Native Origin Or Foreign Introduction

Excelsior Publishing House, 1887 - 532 sider

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Side 517 - Or, if with any part of his person he stop the ball, which, in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler's wicket, shall have been pitched in a straight line from it to the striker's wicket, and would have hit it.
Side 49 - If a player called on to lead a suit have none of it, the penalty is paid. CARDS PLAYED IN ERROR, OR NOT PLAYED TO A TRICK.
Side 487 - The players shall stand on opposite sides of the net ; the player who first delivers the ball shall be called the Server, the other the Striker-out.
Side 517 - Or, if in running the wicket be struck down by a throw, or by the hand or arm (with ball in hand), before his bat (in hand) or some part of his person be grounded over the popping crease.
Side 50 - If any one play two cards to the same trick, or mix his trump, or other card, with a trick to which it does not properly belong, and the mistake be not discovered until the hand is played out, he is answerable for all consequent revokes he may have made. If, during the play of the hand, the error be detected, the tricks may be counted face...
Side 42 - The winners of the rubber gain two points (commonly called the rubber points), in addition to the value of their games. 10. Should the rubber have consisted of three games, the value of the losers' game is deducted from the gross number of points gained by their opponents.
Side 520 - When there shall be less than five players on a side, neither byes nor overthrows shall be allowed, nor shall the Striker be caught out behind the wicket, nor stumped out.
Side 45 - The dealer has always the right to shuffle last ; but should a card or cards be seen during his shuffling or whilst giving the pack to be cut, he may be compelled to re-shuffle.
Side 53 - A player who desires the cards to be placed, or who demands to see the last trick, should do it for his own information only, and not in order to invite the attention of his partner. No player should object to refer to a bystander who professes himself- uninterested in the game, and able to decide any disputed question of facts ; as to who played any particular card — whether honours were claimed though not scored, or vice versA — etc., etc.
Side 48 - ... latter may be called on to win, if he can, the first or any other of those tricks, and the other cards thus improperly played are exposed cards. 58. If a player, or players, under the impression that the game is lost — or won — or for other reasons — throw his or their cards on the table face upward, such cards are exposed, and liable to be called, each player's by the adversary ; but should one player alone retain his hand, he cannot be forced to abandon it.

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