How To Play — Pinochle

Pinochle Game Rules

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Pinochle Game Rules

(A Queen of Spades and a Jack of Diamonds make a Pinochle) Card Game Rules Pinochle is a melding and trick taking game played with two teams of 2. The objective of the game is to be the first team to score 150 or more points. Pinochle is played with 48 cards (two sets of 9s through Aces). In Pinochle, cards are ranked as Aces (high), 10s, Kings, Queens, Jacks, and 9s. For other melding or trick taking type games, see our guides for Rummy and Spades. If you are looking for cards to play Pinochle with, check out a standard...

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