vingt-et-un


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vingt-et-un

(văN-tā-öN`): see blackjackblackjack,
one of the world's most widely played gambling card games; also known as twenty-one or vingt-et-un. Despite contesting claims between the French and Italians, its origins are unknown.
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She had an authentic roulette wheel in the lounge and an array of card tables where visitors could play anything from vingt-et-un to three-card brag - complete with "wild deuces Now that's my kind of game, but I was ushered to the kidney-shaped poker table where I found Aunt Winnie holding court, wearing a pair of oversized sunglasses.
L'ouvrage est divise en vingt-et-un courts chapitres organises par theme et comporte, en plus d'une tres bonne bibliographie, cinq annexes (les dirigeants de la confrerie, ses oeuvres d'art et ses performances theatrales et musicales).
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