Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand

Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand - Great Bridge Links
Style and skill go hand in when playing any card game. Looking like you know what you’re doing is part and parcel of every card game. So learning some new shuffling tips and tricks will give your opponents the idea that you’re a whizz at whatever you’re playing.
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Codenames Board Game: Clean, Simple, Strategic

Codenames Board Game - Gifts for Card Players
Released in 2015, this board game has quickly become a titan. With minimal pieces and rules, Codenames is quick to learn and mentally stimulating to play. Read more for full review.
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Top 6 Places to Play Poker in Dublin

Best Places to Play Poker in Dublin - Gifts for Card Players
Dublin is far from being the poker capital of the world. If you expect to see the pompous casinos like in Vegas there, forget about it. Dublin is another kind of chic. Here's our top 6 places to play.
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5 Characteristics All The Best Crib Players Share

5 Characteristics of Best Crib Players - Gifts for Card Players
What does it really mean at the end of the day to be a “great crib player” or “one of the best”? If you’ve played much cribbage, you know the top players come in all shapes and sizes.
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Funemployed: Finding Your Dream Job Has Never Been So Hilarious

Funemployed is the hilarious and irreverent party game for adults that forces you to think on your feet! Make job hunting fun again and stretch your creative storytelling muscles with some of the wackiest job qualifications you’ve ever heard of.
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Zombies, pirates, wizards, killer robots: 4 reasons why you need to play Smash Up.

Smash Up Card Game - Gifts for Card Players
Have you ever imagined what it might be like to control a horde of zombies or a ruthless crew of pirates? How about both together? This is something that the game Smash Up can offer, the chance to combine two factions of monsters, whether that be alien invaders and ninjas or wizards and killer robots.
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Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia Where Tactical Strategy Wins Every Night

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As a long-time avid video gamer, I excitedly played through each story in the Bioshock series, marveling at the combination of detailed architecture, frightening characters and creepy ambience. Years later, I was blown away to be given the Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia board game through a Reddit gifts exchange.
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Counterfeit Cards: The Business of Trading Card Fakes

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Trading cards are a serious business, pulling in billions of dollars each year in revenue. As one would expect, counterfeiting is a real issue. Here’s what you should know about the business of counterfeiting cards, and what we learned tracking some down for ourselves.
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Trick Card Decks & Where to Find Them

Ellusionist and other Trick Card Resources - Gifts for Card Players
Over the years, I’ve developed a deep-rooted fine love for card and coin tricks; those are two things I’m almost never without – when killing time waiting for a taxi to pass, while waiting for an important e-mail to come in or while in conversation on the phone for a radio interview, my hands are usually busy with a coin palm or a card flip.
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Looking at Antique and Vintage Card Decks

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Guitarists call the phenomenon GAS, short for Gear Acquisition Syndrome: One can never have too many guitars – or in our case, card decks. When last did you buy ‘just one more’ for the collection? We took a look at some really cool vintage and antique card decks and where you can go to find them.
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6 Fun and Simple Valentines Day Crafts to Make With a Deck of Cards

Valentine Crafts with Playing Cards
If you’re the type who loves Love and loves crafts, this list is perfect for you. Grab yourself a few decks of red-backed playing cards (can be found cheap and easy at almost any second hand or dollar store), some sturdy card stock, a glue stick, a pair of scissors, and some twine or festive ribbon.
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Machi Koro: The Perfect Game to Kick-off a regular Family Games Night

Machi Koro Game Review
Sitting down for your first family games night can be intimidating, but there’s no better way to kick off a games night tradition than by working together to learn the rules to this quick, straightforward, and inclusive card game. To avoid game-store confusion and mid-game stress, we’re going to be running a series of blog posts reviewing and talking about card and board games. And we’ve got a really fun game to get things going.
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