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There are far too many games and variations to be able to include them all in one database. This is a selection of some of the most popular and interesting card games from around the world. We welcome contributions from other people; to make a contribution please see our contribution guidelines. All contributions will be credited.
General Rules of Card Games -- (these general rules are applicable to most card games listed in this index, unless otherwise stated)
The card games listed in this category are games that are commonly used for gambling, in casinos, as well as in private card games.
The card games listed in this category are usually played socially, as a pastime, without any gambling involved. However, some of these games have been known to be played as gambling games.
Many of the card games listed in this section are ancient games that have either evolved into other popular card games, or have been almost forgotten. However, some of these games are still played today in some parts of the world (mostly in Europe).