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Seven Card Stud Poker Game Rules

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Seven Card Stud Poker Game Rules

(A Seven Card Stud hand at the end of the River Round) Card Game Rules Seven Card Stud Poker is a casino type game where the objective is to win the best hand out of a group of players. Players are initially given seven cards (hence the name). They then try to make the best 5 card hand out of the seven cards all the while betting against the other hands in play. Seven Card Stud is played with a standard 52 playing card deck with Aces high and 2’s low. For other casino type games, see our guides for...

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Cribbage Game Rules

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Cribbage Game Rules

(A traditional 121 Cribbage Board) Card Game Rules Cribbage is a two person card game played with a standard 52 playing card deck. The objective of Cribbage is to be the first to 121 points (or 61 depending on the version). In Cribbage, cards are ranked with Kings high and Aces low. Cards are worth their own value with face cards worth 10 and Aces worth 1. Unlike other card games, Cribbage is scored on a wooden board with pegs. For other classic card games, see our guides for Go Fish and Solitaire. If you are looking for cards to play Cribbage with, check out...

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Bridge Game Rules

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Bridge Game Rules

(An attacking team's hand in a game of Bridge) Card Game Rules Bridge is a team trick taking game played with a standard 52 playing card deck. The objective is to win as many games to 100 as possible. In Bridge, Aces are high and 2’s low. The rank of suits from highest to lowest is: No Trump, Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, and Clubs. If you are interested in other trick taking games, check out our guides for Spades and Hearts. If you are looking for cards to play Bridge with, check out a standard pack here or one of our...

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Canasta Game Rules

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Canasta Game Rules

(A typical game of Canasta in action) Card Game Rules Canasta is a Rummy type game of melding that is played with two 52 playing card decks and two teams of 2. The objective of Canasta is for your team to reach 5000 points first. For other Rummy type games, see our guides for Classic Rummy and Gin. If you are looking for cards to play Canasta with, check out a standard pack here or one of our more recent arrivals here. Set Up Before the game begins an initial dealer must be chosen. To do so, every player is given a card from a shuffled deck...

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Texas Hold'em Game Rules

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Texas Hold'em Game Rules

(In Texas Hold'em, you build a hand with two hole cards and three community cards) Card Game Rules Texas Hold’em Poker is a casino type game where the objective is to win the best hand out of a group of players. Players are initially given two cards, called “hole” cards, that they hold throughout the game (hence the name). They then try to make the best five card hand out of their initial holes and five community cards.  For other casino type games, see our guides for Blackjack and Seven Card Stud Poker. Ranking of Hands Below is the list of hand rankings...

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