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Context of The knowledge of play, written for public benefit, and the entertainment of all fair players. : Wherein I. It is demonstrated, that fortune has not that power in play, which is commonly ascribed to her. II. The chances of the games of Hazard, Pharao, and Basset, are calculated and determined; proving, that in games of judgment, skill will always get the better of chance. III. By detecting the frauds in play, that eagerness for gameing might be suppressed, to the preservation of estates, and the advancement of the sciences. Translated from the Latin original of John Rizzetti, with improvements by Richard Seymour, Esq; author of the Court-Gamester, and designed as a second part of that work. Addressed to the Prince of Wales
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