Whist is a card game in which the object is to win a majority of the tricks in a hand and to score points. Learn the rules of Whist -- which some call an ancestor of Bridge -- and some helpful tips to master this game of luck, skill, and surprise.
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In almost every deck of cards are a pair of relatively useless but well-decorated cards -- the infamous jokers. Where did these cards come from and why do they continue to put jokers in a deck of cards?
The world of card games has its own distinct language. Some terms and games are commonly known while others are more obscure. Read this article to find out the definitions of many card game terms, so you'll feel like a pro at the card table.