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a reversis either made or broken, he is not to re­ceive the stake ; for when the reversis is attempted, the stakes are neither received or paid, except by him who undertakes it. If, by another player having the ace or king of hearts, the espagnolette has in any part of the game either of his quinolas forced, he pays the stake and his consolation to him that forces, except there is a reversis.
The dealer always puts two fish into the great quinola pool, and one into the little ; besides which every player, at the commencement, puts into the former six fish, and into the latter three ; and each time the stakes are drawn, or when there are fewer fish in the pool than the original stake, the pool must be replenished as at first. To the points in the discard, four are to be added for the party. The person who gives an ace upon a renounce, receives a fish from the person who wins a trick ; and if it be the ace of diamonds, he is to receive two. The person who forces an ace receives the same payments from all the players. The great quinola placed upon a renounce, re­ceives six fish ; the little quinola three; and if either of them be forced, the person who forces receives the same payment from each player; and these payments should be made immediately, without being asked for. One or more aces, or either of the quinolas, played, or gergi, that is, led out, pay the same as if they had been forced to the person who wins the party, but it is for him to recollect and demand them. When either ace or quinola is placed, played, or gergi the last card, it is called a la bonne, and paid double, and all payments wrhatever are double to the person who sits opposite. The payment for the reversis made or broken, is eighty fish ; each player paying twenty, and the opposite party forty,
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