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The term card game refers to any game using playing cards, either traditional or specialized.

Other games using cards include trading card games and combination games[?] which use cards in addition to other playing equipment.

Trick-taking games:

Matching games[?]: (also referred to as the Rummy family)

Gambling games:

Solitaire or Patience games:

(see a guide to solitaire terminology)

Shedding games: (also referred to as the Stops family)

Accumulating games:

Special decks:

Cooperative games:

Inductive games:

Multi-Genre games:

  • Poke - a non-betting derivative of Poker with elements of trick-taking games

Common Trading Card Games

See also: Board game

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