A Return to the Classics: What’s Behind the Card and Board Game Resurgence?

Board games are popular again
Sites like Kickstarter have proven hugely popular for raising money, with the board game niche being one of the most active on the website.
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The Archaeology of Cards: Why we Play with Hearts

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The Archaeology of Cards: Why we Play with Hearts

It’s a rare person that can’t identify the four suits on a standard deck of cards. The hearts, spades, diamonds, and clubs are inseparable from the modern casino experience, defining the gameplay and rules of games as varied as poker, solitaire, and blackjack. But what do they mean? Are they the relics of a lost culture, their purpose lost to time, or are they just nice but ultimately meaningless little pictures?

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Card Regulations 101

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So, just what is a regulation style playing card deck? Have you ever played a game with a deck of Spanish playing cards? Quick! What are the card hand values in poker? Check out some of our facts about standard playing card regulations and various card games for the answers.
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Can you kill someone with a playing card?

All about card throwing - gifts for card players
Card throwing just looks awesome. And, since most of us have a deck of cards handy, we had a look at the art of card throwing, the world records, how you can learn to hurl playing cards yourself and just how much damage you can do with a single thrown playing card.
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Three Mysterious and Exotic Casino Card Games You Should Not Play

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Three Mysterious and Exotic Casino Card Games You Should Not Play

By Margie Pignataro © 2017 Great Bridge Links

I clearly remember the first time I encountered Pai Gow.  It was last summer, and I was at the Aria.  My husband was playing in a poker tournament.  I decided to spend the hours wandering the Aria, getting overpriced coffee, staring at the sumptuous and surreal décor.  I was crossing from one end to the other and passing a line of tables on my right. 

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