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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

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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

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How to Play Durak

Durak is one of the most popular card games played in Russia, and very few people outside of Russia and Ukraine know about this game. The point of Durak is not to win, but rather to find the ‘fool.’ Durak means ‘fool’ in Russian and is a game where the loser is teased as the … Read more

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How to Play Faro Card Game

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Farobank or Faro card game it’s more different from popular card game like poker, its is among the earliest known gambling games. It was extremely popular in the late 17th century and is in fact mentioned in Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace as a card game where Count Rostov loses his fortune. Any number of people … Read more

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How to Play Scorpion Solitaire

Scorpion Solitaire

Scorpion Solitaire, like all solitaire games, is a single player card game, and it is a variant on Spider Solitaire, in which the goal is to make stacks of the same suit of cards. It is simpler because the player uses only one standard deck of 52 cards (there is a version of spider solitaire … Read more