How to Play Pinochle: 5 Rules to Know

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So you’re a card buff and have grown tired of the usual. Poker, Black Jack, Texas Hold ‘Em, Canasta, Rook, and Old Maid have all lost their luster; they don’t give you quite the same rush as they used to. And now you’ve gone looking for a new game to show your friends and have … Read more

How to Win at Hearts on Your First Try

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Before video games, there were board games. Before board games, there were cards. Card games have stood the test of time, with bridge and poker as popular as ever. Las Vegas even televises high stakes poker games! Bridge is one of the most popular pastimes in retirement communities and includes many variations. Similar to Bridge are … Read more

Learn How Hand and Foot Card Games Are Played

How to Play Hand and Foot Card Game

The Hand and Foot card game is a variation of Canasta. It originated in North America and is played with two piles of cards called a “hand” and a “foot,” hence the name. This differs from traditional Canasta, which uses just a hand pile. The game uses between four and seven full decks of cards and … Read more