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The Cartamundi Decks: A comparison between their popular finishes

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The Cartamundi Decks: A comparison between their popular finishes

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameBelgium-based publisher Cartamundi is already arguably the biggest publisher of playing cards in the world. As a big player in the games and toy industry, they have 11 manufacturing plants around the world, and their popular Copag brand of playing cards can be found in casinos across the globe. As further evidence of their clout is the recent news that Cartamundi has signed an agreement to take over the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC) later this year. In the mean time, they have also become a growing presence in the custom playing card market. Not only have...

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The Cartamundi Brand: USPCC's Competition and Now Their New Owner

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The Cartamundi Brand: USPCC's Competition and Now Their New Owner

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Big playing card publishers In the past week, an unexpected bombshell hit the playing card industry, with a press release dated 4 June 2019 announcing that publisher Cartamundi has just signed an agreement to purchase the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC) from its parent company, Newell Brands. But who is Cartamundi, and what does this mean?For a long time, the playing card industry in North America has been dominated by the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC). With a long history that goes back to the 1800s, and a solid reputation as the producer of the famous...

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