Card Games Archive

Although Canadian Euchre rules reign supreme here in the Great White North, I've decided to expand our Euchre card game section with the inclusion of the original British rules....
The more I attempt to teach others how to play Canada's favorite card games, the more I learn along the way. I've spoken to a lot of people in the last year or so about Euchre, and I'm finding there are many more ways to play the game than I'd ever thought possible. ...
There are two key elements to this trick, and both rely singularly on you and your partner coming to an understanding prior to the game. If you happen to play regularly with different partners, this cheat isn't going to get you very far. Only share the information with one person – the one...
Also akin to poker, you may feel that staking a friendly wager on the outcome of a game will make it all the more interesting. That's not necessarily the case. Quite the contrary, it's just as likely to promote dissension in the ranks - anarchy among the masses! But there are ways to...
Is wagering on 9-5-2 a good idea? This is an excellent question, but not one so easily answered. Most card games are perfect for a little friendly wagering. Everyone tosses in a nickel, quarter, or dollar, just to make things a little more interesting. But in most card games, there aren't too many...
Disappointed by the lack of assassinations on family game night? These alternative Coup rules are guaranteed to instigate more treachery! When we get together for an evening of Coup, we aren’t shy about our intentions. The group I play with has no qualms with bluffing or pulling out the biggest, baddest cards. With or...
Just recently, I've learned of some alternative dice games that Yahtzee fans like myself are sure to enjoy. If you happen to be looking for new dice games that are similar to and as fun as Yahtzee, you may enjoy some of these......
Of all the card games still popular in modern Canadian society, all can be classified into one of just a few categories. Doing so, you'll find the largest list appears under the heading, 'Trick-Catching Games'....
What playing family card games when growing up taught me about gambling today. If I told you I learned how to properly manage a gambling bankroll by the time I was 10, you’d probably think I was crazy. Or that my parents were irresponsible. Or at the least that I was a miscreant underage...
Compilation of Canadian Bridge Clubs from BC to PEI. Who loves playing Bridge in Canada? A better question might be, “Who doesn’t?” Okay, that probably sounds like something your grandmother might say. But Bridge, (aka Contract Bridge, Rubber Bridge, or the popuQBlar tournament variety, Duplicate Bridge) isn’t just a game for seniors. It’s a card game that’s...