500 and Bridge: Exploring the Unique Features of Two Classic Card Games

500 Card Game
The game of 500 is often called Australia's national card game. A survey showed that more than half of Australians know the basics of 500, even if they haven't played since school or remember all the rules. This article explores how 500's unique features differ from those of Bridge.

Poker 101: What is poker, and how is it played.

What is poker and how is it played
Poker's roots in my own history started on Sunday nights with my father, mother, and three brothers. After our roast dinner and an episode of Wild Kingdom the table would be cleared and a green felt placed down. Then the cards and the poker chips would be brought out.

Start with Whist: A Guide to Winning Tricks

Whist is a trick taking card game you're going to love
Whist is a trick taking game that can be satisfyingly strategic, complex and simple at the same time. It's played with two partnerships, much like bridge, is very easy to learn.

Hearts: Everybody’s Favourite Game

Hearts: Everybody’s Favourite Game - Great Bridge Links
If you like to play cards - and especially if you play bridge - you’re probably familiar with at least the basics of the card game Hearts. Well loved by computer card game enthusiasts, entire families, and college students alike, Hearts is a game that sits right in that sweet spot of easy to learn, yet challenging to master