Five-card draw
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Five-card draw is often the first poker variant learned by most players, and is very common in home games although it is now rare in casino and tournament play. The lowball variations make more interesting games and are more commonly … Read More

Playing cribbage
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The dealer rotates with each hand, and this is important because of the advantage the crib gives to the dealer (especially in five-card). If at any point in a hand a player pegs out (reaches the winning score), then the … Read More

Bridge game play
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Two partnerships of two players each are needed to play bridge. The four players sit around a table with partners opposite one another. The compass directions are often used to refer to the four players, aligned with their seating pattern. … Read More

Casino war
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Casino war is a casino card game based on the children’s game of War. The game is arguably one of the most easily understood casino card games, but it also has a relatively large house edge compared to other games.The … Read More

World Poker Tour
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World Poker Tour Sport Texas Hold ’em Founded 2002 Commissioner Steven Lipscomb Motto “May all your cards be live, and your pots be monsters” (Unofficial) No. of teams No officially recognized teams Country(ies) United States (Founded) Most recent champion(s) David … Read More

Poker jargon – D
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dark Describing an action taken before receiving information to which the player would normally be entitled. I’m drawing three, and I check in the dark. Compare to “blind”. dead blind A blind that is not “live”, in that the player … Read More

Sheepshead
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Eichel (acorn) Grün (green) Rot (red) Schellen (bells) Club Spade Heart Diamond Sheepshead is a card game related to the Skat family of games, originating in Central Europe in the late 1700’s under the German name Schafkopf. Although Schafkopf literally … Read More

Card games
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A card game is any game using playing cards, either traditional or game-specific. The deck or pack A card game is played with a deck (common in the US), or pack (common in the UK), of cards intended for that … Read More