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Gin Rummy Game Rules

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Gin Rummy Game Rules

(A Gin Hand with 3 melds) Card Game Rules Gin Rummy or Gin is a traditional card matching game that requires 2 players and a standard 52 playing card deck with Kings high and Aces low. In Gin Rummy, cards are worth their numerical value with Aces worth 1 and face cards worth 10. The objective of Gin Rummy is to be the first to reach 100 points. For more Rummy type games, check out our guides for Basic Rummy and Canasta. If you are looking for cards to play Rummy with, check out a standard pack here or one of our more recent arrivals here....

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Blackjack Game Rules

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Blackjack Game Rules

(An Ace and a King make a natural in the game of Blackjack) Card Game Rules Blackjack or Twenty-One is a casino type game where players bet against the dealer for hands as close to 21 as possible without going over. For other casino type games, see our guides for Texas Hold'em Poker and Seven Card Stud Poker. Rank of Cards Cards from 2-10 are worth their face value. Face cards are worth 10. Aces are worth 11 or 1 depending on which is more advantageous to the hand.  Deal At the beginning of the game, the dealer shuffles the pack...

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Hearts Game Rules

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Hearts Game Rules

(All of the penalty cards in a game of Hearts) Card Game Rules Hearts is a trick taking game that requires 4 players and a standard 52 playing card deck with Aces high and 2’s low. The objective of the game is to have the fewest points when someone reaches 100 points. For other trick taking games, see our guides for Spades and Euchre. If you are looking for cards to play Hearts with, check out a standard pack here or one of our more recent arrivals here.   Set Up Before game play can begin, a dealer must be selected. Each player draws...

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Euchre Game Rules

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Euchre Game Rules

(In Euchre, Jacks are promoted within the trump suit) Card Game Rules Euchre is a tricking taking game for 2 teams of two. Euchre uses a deck of 24 standard playing cards (using only the 9, 10, J, Q, K, and, A). The objective of Euchre is for your team to win 10 points. 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 Euchre with, check out a standard pack here or one of our more recent arrivals here. Set Up Before game play can begin,...

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Rummy Game Rules

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Rummy Game Rules

(A player selecting a card from the stock pile in a game of Rummy) Card Game Rules Rummy or Rum is a traditional card matching game that requires 2-6 players and a standard 52 playing card deck with Kings high and Aces low. The objective of Rummy is to have the most points at the end of the game. For more Rummy type games, check out our guides for Gin Rummy and Canasta. If you are looking for cards to play Rummy with, check out a standard pack here or one of our more recent arrivals here.   Set Up Before game play can begin, a...

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