Giant Book of Card Games
Sterling Publishing Company, Apr 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 256 pages
What's in the cards for you? The biggest selection of card games ever, from War and Stops to Forty Thieves and Solitaire. Some games are simple and depend on luck; others require more skills and practice. So get ready to start dealing, because here's just some of what's inside:
The best games for very young children, from Pig to Treasure Hunt.
Games that call for matching cards in pairs or sets of four-of-a-kind: Go Fish, Authors, and Old Maid.
The "Stops Family": Sequence, Crazy Eights, Go Boom, and many more.
Various types of Casino, Rummy, Trump, Whist, and Hearts.
The "All Fours Group", including Seven-Up, Auction Pitch, and Euchre.
Poker, from basic to Bluff to Five-Card Stud.
You won't find more card games anywhere!
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For the Family with Very Young Children
Chapter 2The War Family
Chapter 3The Authors Family
Chapter 4The Stops Family
Chapter 5The Casino Family
Chapter 6The Rummy Family
Chapter 7Trump Games
Chapter 8The Whist Family
Chapter 9The Hearts Family
The Poker Group
The Showdown Games Group
OnePack Games 143
begin bottom Build downward Build the Aces card face card games cards left Casino Clubs count dealer gives dealer's left dealt deck deuces Diamonds discard pile Draw Poker Euchre example exposed cards extra hand face-up card fill five cards Five-Card Stud foundation card foundation row four cards game points gives each player Hearts high cards highest card Jack Joker Klondike La Belle Lucie last card layout lead Level lowest card match meld middle Moderate move number of cards number of counters Omnibus Hearts opponent pack pair partner pass pay cards pip value Play exactly player in turn player puts player receives pool Redeals regardless of suit Russian Solitaire sequence seven cards Seven-Card Stud Seven-Up shuffle six cards space opens stockpile Strategy suit to Kings three cards top card trick trump suit unmatched cards upcard wastepile Whist wild cards Win the Game winner