General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
According to Hoyle
The expression “according to Hoyle” means “according to the official rules”. Who or what was Hoyle?
Your answer — B) A renowned poker expert in the American wild west — was incorrect.
Edmond Hoyle (1672-1769) was an English expert on card and board games. His books on whist and other games established his name as a hallmark of authority; many later rulebooks, especially for card games, have borrowed it.