How to play cards


One of the best and cheapest gifts you can give is a deck of cards. I'm serious! For less than $3 you have a very portable and endless supply of fun.

The only problem is that in this age of iPods and computers many of us (myself included) have forgotten how to play the simple games we grew up with. So I was beyond thrilled to discover pagat.com -- a treasure trove of rules and information on card games from around the world.

Baccarat

Old Maid

Garbage

Bridge

Crazy Eights

BlackJack

Spit

Ready to play? Let's go!