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Leopard is an unusual and challenging two-player card game of changing spots. You'll have plenty of opportunities to befuddle your opponent in this advanced tic-tac-toe variation. Learn how to play.

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The many names of this game -- Chicago, Saratoga, Newmarket, Stops, Boodle, and others -- show its far-reaching appeal. Though played with cards and chips, it doesn't involve betting. Learn how to play.

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Napoleon Bonaparte was neither the inventor nor the popularizer of this game, but his name is used for one of the bids. Two of his enemies, Wellington and Blucher, are also bids. Learn to play.

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The card game Oh Hell! does have its momentary upsets, so if you need a name that's a bit more tame, just call it "Oh Well!" Learn the rules of play.

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Many of us think Old Maid requires a special pack of cards, but actually its ancestral form some 150 years ago likely used a regular pack minus one card. Learn to play.

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Spell it Kalooki, Kaloochi, Kalougi, Caloochi, or Kalogghi -- this double-deck Rummy card game has been a longtime club favorite in America and Great Britain. Learn about the rules of Kaluki.

By David Galt

Kings in the Corner is a card game that feels like everybody's playing a single solitaire. Of course only one person can win -- and more kings played mean more chances to win.

By David Galt

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Try pronouncing this game "Klobber-yosh" -- or just call it Klob. Probably Hungarian in origin, this card game became a favorite for gamblers in the United States as a mano-a-mano contest. Learn the rules of Klaberjass.

By David Galt

Since the first bingolike lottery almost 500 years ago, millions of people have discovered the thrill of bingo. No longer is bingo the sleepy community-hall favorite it was just ten years ago.

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Demon is a solitaire card game played by two to eight people, all at once, with everybody building on common piles. This game can get loud so you may need a whistle! Learn how to play the raucous game of Demon.

By David Galt

Over four decades ago, Robert Abbott developed this unusual card game. Other versions exist today, but this one, close to the original, is one of the most inviting. Learn how to play Eleusis.

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I Doubt It is a hilarious card game that's fun for children as well as adults. If you're the sneaky sort and have a suspicious mind, then this game is for you! Learn to play.

By David Galt

Contract Bridge took off as an international rage in the 1930s and is considered by many to be the ultimate card game. Even those who have been playing for decades still find new things to learn. In this article we will cover the basics of Contract Bridge, including bidding, playing and scorekeeping.

By David Galt

This widely known solitaire gives you a chance to put on your thinking cap. The name comes from the gaps left in the layout once play begins. Learn how to play Gaps and learn some common card terms with a helpful glossary.

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Pay attention to this catchy little solitaire -- also known as Monte Carlo or Weddings. It may look innocent enough, but some skill is required. Learn how to play.

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Auction Pitch is a quick card game of trumps, filled with strategy and surprise. It is a descendant of the Mississippi riverboat game Seven Up. Learn how to play Auction Pitch.

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Texas Hold'em is currently the most popular form of poker. Though it is simple to learn, it can also be quite difficult to master, so read our primer for tips.

By Wesley R. Young

If you want to be a successful poker player, you must know the odds. A simple calculation involving your hand and pot size can make you a winner. Learn how to calculate poker odds.

By Wesley R. Young

Winning at Omaha poker requires a solid understanding of the rules and the nuances of the card game. Omaha is an intricate game that can be even more difficult than Texas Hold'Em. Learn how to play Omaha poker and the winning strategies.

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7-Card Stud once ruled as the most popular card game. Then Texas Hold'Em came along. But don't be misled. 7-Card Stud is still loved by many.

By Wesley R. Young

Opportunities to play poker online are everywhere these days. There are hundreds of online card rooms and navigating them can be a tricky endeavor. Learn more about the strategy involved when playing poker online.

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Your bankroll is the entire amount of money you have available with which to play poker over a period of time. But it doesn't matter how much money you have if you don't understand the game. Learn some tips for how to bet intelligently while playing

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Any poker veteran will tell you that to be a good player, you must think about many different things during the game, such as minimizing tilts and recognizing tells. Learn how to bluff in poker.

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If you have never been to a casino or public poker room before, your first trip can be filled with excitement but also a little apprehension. Learn how to play poker in a casino.

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One of the sexiest aspects of poker is bluffing an opponent. Whether you go all-in on a lousy hand or do a semi-bluff with a middling J-10, bluffing can make the heart race. So what's the secret to a great poker face?