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However, it is strongly believed that they originated in China in the 9th century AD. The earliest playing cards were made of paper and hand painted, but the Chinese soon began using woodblocks to print them. From there, card games spread to Korea, Japan and India.

Middle Easterners adopted the game from India during the 14th century, and then Europeans brought cards over from Egypt and Venice during their Crusades. With this spread also came a change in terminology. Cards were known as na'am in Arabic. Na'ib means deputy or viceroy, so Europeans translated it into Visconti after their rulers of Milan, Italy.

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The French eventually created a 52-card deck that became the standard for most countries. The English added one more suit with 14 additional cards to create a total of 78 cards in their deck. This was called a tarot deck and was used by gypsies for fortune-telling purposes.

Rules

Games using playing cards exploit the fact that cards are individually identifiable from one side only, so that each player knows only the card Mod Apk they hold and not those held by anyone else. For this reason card games are often characterized as games of chance or "imperfect

information"—as distinct from games of strategy or "perfect information," where the current position is fully visible to all players throughout the game. Many different styles of play are used, ranging from complicated strategy contests to simpler forms of gambling.

Many games that are not generally placed in the family of card games do in fact use cards for some aspect of their gameplay. Similarly, some games that are placed in the card game genre involve a board. The distinction is that the gameplay of a card game chiefly depends on the use of the cards by players (the board is simply a guide for scorekeeping or for card placement), while board games (the principal non-card game genre to use cards) generally focus on the players' positions on the board, and use the cards for some secondary purpose.

Bridge

Bridge is the most popular card game in the world. It is more complicated than poker and requires a lot of practice. Bridge is played by four players in two teams of two. Each team sits opposite its partner around a small table. Players don't play against each other, but rather work together as partners trying to win more tricks (a trick consists of the four cards that each player plays in one round) than their opponents. Each person gets 13 cards after the dealer deals the cards clockwise from his left-hand side until everyone has 13 cards. After everyone has looked at their own cards, the auction begins.

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