The Wise and Entertaining Gypsy Witch

Gypsy Witch
When I was in high school, my mother had no clue what to get me for Christmas. I wasn’t a difficult teenager, but I was particular, snobby, and preferred high culture above all else. I had severely intense reading habits and watched almost nothing except British dramas and comedies with my father.
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Gothic Cards & Games

Gothic Cards and Games
Gothic art draws its inspiration from life's darker themes - the things that are macabre, morbid, and still part of life. The Gothic genre is all about castles and mansions, about mist and forests, about darkness and the moon. We say that sounds like a darn good premise for board and card games – if you've got the right soundtrack!
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12 holiday themed card decks you want to see

Christmas Themed Playing Cards Stocking Stuffers
Each year we like to tour the web and see what's out there. So here's a look at some of the best holiday themed card decks for December 2021, from A Nightmare Before Christmas to the USPCC Santa Deck.
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6 Excellent Resources to Learn the Tarot (for Free!) 

6 Excellent Resources to Learn the Tarot (for Free!)  - Gifts for Card Players
The internet makes it easier to access a professional tarot reading within minutes, but that's not all you can choose to do. Professional readers and tarot teachers have been kind enough to share some of their best lessons, courses, and tarot learning resources online.
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My Obsession With Winning Spider Solitaire

Spider Solitaire Gifts for Card Players
I've played Klondike my entire life, with all variations of play. But it never grabbed me like Spider Solitaire has. It feels more intellectual, more challenging. It forces me into a different way of thinking about the cards.
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So, You Want To Enter A Yu-Gi Oh! Tournament?

So, You Want To Enter A Yu-Gi Oh! Tournament?

Yu-Gi-Oh! is one of the world’s most popular card games, with regional and international tournaments. Tournaments are where some of the best players meet to show off their skill so, if you think that you have what it takes to take on a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament, consider constructing your best deck and heading to the tables.

How do you enter a Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament? Where can you download the official tournament schedule? Are face-to-face tournaments still continuing in 2021? 

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Card Tricks (& Where to Get Them)

Card Tricks (& Where to Get Them)
The standard playing card deck can be used for thousands of individual card tricks. But every magician or cardist's kit will eventually grow to include several types of trick decks. Trick decks allow cards to do different (and often specific) things. For many recognizable card tricks, the type of deck is the secret.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Texas Holdem Poker

A Beginner's Guide to Texas Holdem Poker - Gifts for Card Players
Poker is one of the world's most popular and widely enjoyed card games. Casual games, poker rooms, and online poker attracts millions of card players every year. Celebrities and pop-culture icons are also known to love the game, with fans like Matt Damon, Jennifer Tilly, and Tobey Macguire a regular sight at tournaments. If you've never played poker before, now is one of the best times to learn how!
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Have You Heard Of HOOL?

HOOL board game card game
Hool is bridge-lite. It contains a kernel of the traditional game, but it breaks down the bidding into two phases: information sharing followed by selecting a contract. In HOOL, players are allowed to give two clues about their hands – high-card points, pattern or length in one suit – after which the contract is selected. Play follows just like in the traditional version.
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Studying Cards: Where To Find Courses & Tutors

Studying Cards: Where To Find Courses & Tutors
For millions of people around the world, cards are a lifestyle, a long-term interest, and can become a career. As well, recent studies have shown that playing cards prevents dementia! Do you want to get more serious about your card playing skills? Here's a look at where to find the best bridge, poker, and general card playing courses & tutors online.
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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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Into the Abyss: Exploring Some Darker Card Decks, Board Games & TCGs

Into the Abyss: Exploring Some Darker Card Decks, Board Games - Gifts for card Players

It’s always fun to explore the darker side of things. That’s why we have horror movies, real-life escape room games, survival video games and entire festivals, events and genres dedicated to looking into the abyss. Here’s a list of the best card decks, board games & trading card games that are to be played with creepy background music and dim lighting.

Card Decks

Whether your poison of choice is poker, bridge or blackjack,

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Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Playing Cards Set Review

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Playing Cards Set Review

Since its launch in 1988, Final Fantasy has become one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. The series is still going strong, and a recent remake of arguably the most popular game in the franchise, Final Fantasy VII achieved record sales. However, one of the most in-demand pieces of memorabilia comes from 2012 and is a deck of playing cards celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the game.

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Popular Ways To Shuffle Playing Cards

Popular Ways to Shuffle Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Popular Ways To Shuffle Playing Cards

We have all shared that insecure feeling that comes when the dealer position rotates to you during a card game amongst friends. The people in the circle haphazardly push their cards your way and turn to each other to discuss their various levels of luck in the preceding round. While most of the cards are faced down, a few Kings stare at you, demanding to see your shuffling skills.

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How to Invent Your Own Card Game

How to Invent Your Own Card Game - Gifts for Card Players
If you are a fan of card games, you've probably wondered if there are any new card games worth playing. Did you know there are whole communities of people who invent their own, and many can be found online?
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Theory11, JJ Abrams and the Mystery Puzzle Box

JJ Abrams Puzzle Box - Gifts or Card Players
Puzzle boxes are a pretty good metaphor for human curiosity: We all want to know, what's in the box? We can't help but look as a stop to our curious nature - and it'll usually bother us until we know. Overall, puzzle boxes can be a lot of fun. So much so that film director JJ Abrams collaborated with one of the world's largest playing card manufacturers to bring the JJ Abrams Mystery Box to life. Check it out.
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