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Popular Drinking Card Games in the USA

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Popular Drinking Card Games in the USA

Games and drinking have been in tandem ever since the very beginning. In Greece during the 4th century B.C., for instance, drinkers would play Kottabos where they would throw the lees from wine at targets in the room. Additionally, if drinkers in China during the Tang Dynasty wrongly answered a riddle, they would drink a shot as punishment. Not much has changed since antiquity for millions of drinkers around the world use games to make the social experience as enjoyable as it can be. Below is a list of popular US dinking games that use cards to propel the fun....

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Napoleon Game Rules

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Napoleon Game Rules

(The first player to bid 5 tricks, becomes Napoleon for a round) Card Game Rules Napoleon is a trick taking game for two or more players. It is played with a standard 52 playing card deck with Aces high and 2s low. The objective of Napoleon is to either be the highest bidder and win all of your tricks or to win more tricks than the highest bidder. For more trick taking games check out our guides for Forty-Five and Whist If you are looking for cards to play Napoleon with, check out a standard deck here or check out...

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In-Between Game Rules

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In-Between Game Rules

(For the game In-Between, the Ace and 2 are the best combination for up cards) Card Game Rules In-Between, Acey-Deucey, or Yablon is a casino type game played with 2 or more players. In-Between uses a standard 52 playing card deck with Aces high and 2s low. The objective of In-Between is to wager your bets on a card’s rank being in-between two previously drawn cards. For more casino type games, check out our guides for Baccarat and Blackjack. If you are looking for cards to play In-Between with, check out a standard deck here or check out one of...

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Cinch Game Rules

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Cinch Game Rules

  (In Cinch, the 5 of trump and the 5 of the same color as trump are the Right and Left Pedro) Card Game Rules Cinch, or Pedro, is a trick taking game played with 2 teams of 2 and a standard 52 playing card deck. The objective of Cinch is to be the first team to get 51 points. For more trick taking games, check out our guides for Bridge and Spades. If you are looking for cards to play Cinch with, check out a standard deck here or check out one of our newest arrivals here.   Ranking...

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Pig and Spoons Game Rules

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Pig and Spoons Game Rules

(In Pig, the last person to touch their nose loses.) Card Game Rules Pig, Donkey, or Spoons is a classic card game for four or more people and is played with a standard 52 playing card deck. In larger groups, however, two decks may be used. The objective of Pig is to be the first player to get a four of a kind or not to be the last player to see that someone else has received a four of a kind. For more classic card games, check out our guides for Spit and Snap. If you are looking for...

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