Our site is dedicated exclusively to the subject of card games and playing cards. Our main objective is to build the largest database of
playing cards on the web, to help promote the interest for playing cards and card games around the world, and to make ourselves available
as a reference site for researchers seeking information on the subject of playing cards.
The exact origin of card games and playing cards is subject to a great deal of speculation and misinformation. There are many divided opinions,
theories, and contradictions in the historical research of card games and playing cards. However, playing cards are most certainly not an
invention of one person, but rather the result of a gradual development of different games being played in many different regions of the world,
Today there are an uncountable number of games that can be played with a deck of cards. Over the last few years, poker has definitely become
the most popular gambling card game played in the Western world – and most recently, through the booming popularity of the internet
online poker games offered by a variety of online outlets. Nowadays there is no shortage of venues to play poker, offering games ranging form
Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven-Card stud, Lowball and a variety of Draw Poker Games.
Although our site is intended as an online reference for the conventional collectors of playing cards, we cannot ignore the booming popularity
of the internet. In recent years playing cards have found their place in the new virtual world and electronic versions of popular card games
are becoming commonly accepted alternatives to traditional ones. Playing popular card games online is no longer an oddity, but rather a new