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Draw Poker
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Draw Poker
General Rules of Poker
Stander Hand Rank of Poker
Basic Draw Poker Rule
Draw Poker Variation
Low and High-Low Variation
Spit Card Variants Poker
Miscellaneous Draw Poker Variants

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Stud Poker
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Stud Poker
Five Card Stud Variation
Miscellaneous Stud Poker Variants
General Poker strategy
Possible Poker Hands
Paring your Hole Card

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Rummy Games
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Rummy Games
Six Seven Card Straight
PIF-PAF
Six Seven Card Knock Rummy
Coon Can
Five Hundred Rummy
Continental Rummy
Fortune Rummy
Kalooki (CALOOCHI)
PAN

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Gin Rummy =================

Gin Rummy
Standard Hollywood Gin Rummy
Jersey Gin

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Canasta
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Canasta
Variation of Canasta
Typical Four-Handed Score Sheet

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Bridge: Contract and Auction =================
Contract and Auction
Contract Bridge Scoring Table
Bridge Poker
Minimum Biddable Suits
CONVENTIONAL LEADS
CHANCES OF VARIOUS SUIT
The Laws of Progressive Contract Bridge
The Laws of Duplicate Contract Bridge
Auction bridge

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Cribbage and How it is Played
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Cribbage how to Play
Strategy at Cribbage

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Casino
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Casino
Strategy at Casino

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Children and Family Card Games
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Family Card Games
Old Maid
Animals or menagerie
TWENTY –ONE

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Miscellaneous Card Games
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Miscellaneous Card Games
Briscola
Primiera
Scotch whist
Lift smoke
Preference
Grand
Crazy eights

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Solitaire and Patience Games =================

Solitaire and Patience Games
Single-deck solitaire
Decade
Auld Lang Syne
Klondike
Four Seasons
Beleaguered Castle
Trefoil
Poker Solitaire
Two-deck solitaire
Tournament
Multiple solitaires

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Chess, Checkers, and Teeko
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Chess
Checkers
Teeko
Standard Teeko Strategy
Start Teeko Game
Standard Checkers Law

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Parlor Games for All
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Parlor Games
Twenty Questions

KLONDIKE

It is perhaps a tribute to the indomitable human spirit that this most popular of all poker solitaire is at the same time one of the most difficult to win.
Layout. Deal a row of seven cards, the first face up and the rest face down. Deal a row of six cards upon the first, beginning with one card face up on the second pile and then the rest face down on the piles to the right. Continue with successive rows of five, four, three, two, and one, beginning each time with one card face up, on the pile at the right of that on which the previous row was begun. The completed tableau comprises seven piles increasing in number from one to seven cards, with the top card of each pile face up and the rest face down (see diagram).
Foundations. The four aces, as they become available, are moved into a row above the tableau and built up in suit to kings.
Tableau. The face-up cards on the tableau may be built down in alternating colors. Tableau cards may be built on each other, but all face-up cards on a pile must be moved as a unit. Whenever such a transfer is made, the exposed face-down card on one pile is turned up and becomes available.
Top cards of tableau piles are always available for play on foundations. Aces must be moved up as soon as available, but any higher card may be kept on the tableau for building purposes, if the online play poker player wishes, rather than built on a foundation. A space in the tableau, formed by the removal of an entire pile, may be filled only by a king or by a build with a king at the bottom.
Waste Pile. Turn up cards from the hand one by one, placing unplayable cards face up on a single waste pile. The top card of this pile, as well as the card in hand, is available for play on foundations or the tableau.

Agnes

This is one of many variations of Klondike designed to increase the chances of winning.  Follow the rules of Klondike except: After dealing the tableau, deal the next card above it to form the first foundation. The other three cards of same rank are moved beside it as they become available. Build foundations up in suit until each pile is 13 cards. For example, if the foundation is an eight, build; eight, nine, ten, jack, queen, king, ace, two, three, four, five, six, seven. Below the tableau deal a row of seven cards forming the reserve. All reserve cards are available for play on foundations or the tableau. Do not fill spaces in the reserve, except by subsequent deals. Deal a second and then a third row of seven cards upon the piles and spaces of the reserve, pausing each time to make what plays you can. Only the top card of each reserve pile is available. After the third such deal, turn the last two cards of the pack face up, separate from the reserve. These two cards are also available.

 


Layout for Klondike

 

Thumb and Pouch
When the “Chinaman” takes all your money at Klondike, you can win it back at Thumb and Pouch. Follow all the rules of Klondike except: In tableau building, a card may be laid on a next-higher card of any suit but its own. Face-up cards Iruiy be moved one at a time, in part, or in whole. A space may be filled by any available card or group.

Whitehead
A blend of Klondike and Spiderette, White- head is only a little easier to win than either of its very difficult progenitors. Follow the rules of Klondike except: Deal all the cards in the tableau face up. Tableau building is in the same color, either red and black. Any available card or group may be put in a space. Available for removal from one pile to another, or into a space, is the top card of the pile together with any or all immediately below it that are in unbroken sequence in the same suit.  For example, if the six of hearts is on the seven of hearts, both may be moved together.  But if the six of hearts is on the seven of diamonds, the upper card must be moved alone.

Westcliff

This game is a blend of Klondike and Forty Thieves, and fairly easy to win.
Layout. Deal a row of ten cards face down. Deal a second row upon the first. Deal a third row face up. This forms the tableau.
Foundations. The four aces, as they become available, are moved to a row above the tableau and built up in suit to kings.
Tableau. Available tableau cards may be built down in alternating colors. Any or all face-up cards on a tableau pile may be removed to another pile, if the sequence and alteration is correct. When all face-up cards are removed, the exposed face-down card is turned up and becomes available. A space in the tableau, formed by removal of an entire pile, may be filled by any available card or group from tableau, waste pile, or hand. Top cards of tableau piles are available for play on foundations..
Waste Pile. Turn up cards from the hand singly, placing unplayable cards face up on a single waste pile. The top card of this pile. as well as the card in hand, is available for play on foundations or the tableau.

Aces Up

Another poker variation of Klondike, this is easier to win because cards from the hand become available in groups, and fewer cards are buried in the layout.
Layout. Deal a row of seven cards face down. Deal a second row face down upon the first. Then deal a row face up on the piles, making 21 cards in all.
Foundations. The four aces, as they become available, are moved to a row above the tableau and built up in suit to kings.
Tableau. The face-up cards on the tableau may be built down in alternating colors. The top card of each pile is always available. A group of cards on top of a pile, in correct sequence and alternation, may be moved in whole or in part. If all the face-up cards are removed from a pile, turn up the top face- down card, which then becomes available.
Top cards of the piles are always available for play on foundations. Aces must be moved up as soon as available, but any higher card may be kept on the tableau for building purposes, if the player wishes. A space in the tableau, formed by removal of an entire pile, may be filled only by a king or by a group of cards with a king at the bottom.

Hand. Whenever play comes to a standstill, deal seven more cards from the hand, one on each tableau pile. Tableau spaces need not be filled before the deal. The last three cards of the pack go on the first three piles.

Spiderette

Patterned after the two-pack game Spider, Spiderette is much more difficult to win.
Layout: Deal 28 cards in seven piles, in the same manner as for Klondike.
Play. All building is done on tableau piles. Cards may be built down, regardless of suit, each sequence ending at the ace. Top cards of tableau piles are always available. A group of cards on top of a pile, in correct sequence and all of the same suit, may be moved in whole or in part. When all of the face-up cards on a pile are removed, turn up the face- down card, which then becomes available. A space, formed by removal of an entire pack, may be filled by any available card or group;
When all 13 cards of a suit are assembled in correct sequence on top of a pile, they may be discarded. The game is won if all four suits are so assembled and discarded. Whenever play comes to a standstill, deal an additional row of seven cards, one on each pile, and resume play. All spaces must be filled before a new row is dealt. The last three cards of the pack are dealt on the first three tableau piles.

Will o’ the Wisp

The major difficulty of Spiderette lies in the large number of buried cards, 21. Will o’ the Wisp reduces the number to 14, but earns its name because it is by no means so easy to win as it looks on paper. Follow all rules of Spiderette except: Layout seven piles of three loo cards each, two face down and one face up.

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AMERICAN WHIST =================

AMERICAN WHIST
BID WHIST
VINT
BOSTON
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Pinochle Many Variations
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Pinochle Many Variations
Two-Handed Pinochle
Two-Handed Doubling Redoubling
Auction pinochle
Strategy at Auction
CAD found
Partnership Auction
Auction pinochle without wido Individual play
Partnership Aeroplane Pinochle
Radio Partnership Pinochle

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Other Members of the Bezique Family

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The Bezique Family
Rubicon bezique
Two-handed sixty-six
Two-handed piquet
Imperial
Jass
Boo-Ray or BOURÉ

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The Big Euchre Family
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The big euchre family
Strategy of euchre
Auction euchre
Table of scoring points
Napoleon
Spoil five
Double hasenpfeffer
Ecarte
Three-card loo
Schafkopf

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The Heart Group
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Heart Group
Spot Hearts
Black Widow Hearts

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The All-Fours Group
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All-Fours Group
Shasta Sam
Auction Pitch Joker
Razzle-Dazzle

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Banking Card Games
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Banking Card Games
Black Jack, Casino Style
Black Jack Strategy
Pontoon
CHEMIN DE FER
CHEMIN DE PER must play
Baccarat Banque
Faro or farobank
ZIGINETTE
CHINESE FAN-TAN
Banker and broker
Red Dogs


Card craps
Lottery
TRENTE ET QUARANTE

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The Stops Games
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Stops Game
SNIP-SNAP-;SNOREM
ENFLE
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Skarney® and How It Is Played
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Skarney® and How It Is Played
Alternate Skarney
Skarney Singles
SKARNEY GIN ®
Skarney Gin Doubles

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Cheating at Card Games
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Cheating at Card Games
Professional Card Cheats
Nullifying the Cut
The Peek
How to Shuffle Cards

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Dice and their Many Games
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Dice and their Many Games
The Casino Game: Bank Craps
THE CASINO’S LPERCENTAGE OF BANK CRAPS BETS
SCARNE’S RULES FOR OTHER DICE GAMES
English Hazard
Hooligan
General
Double Cameroon
Partnership Straight scarney Dice
Scarney Duplicate Jackpots
Scarney Chemin de Fer

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Games Requiring Special Equipment
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Backgammon
Parcheesi
Hasami Shogi
Scarney
Follow The Arrow
Roulette

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Lottery and Guessing Games
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Lottery guessing game
Tossing Game
Race Horse Keno
Moko
The Match Game

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Glossary of Game Terms
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