Results for: Pinochle

In Board Games

How many cards are in a pinochle deck?

48 cards. In double Pinochle (the only kind I have ever played), you use two Pinochle decks, and take out all the 9s. The relative rank of the cards is switched from most card (MORE)
In Idioms, Cliches, and Slang

What is shoot the moon in pinochle?

----------------------- Shoot the Moon. The Winner of the bid may at his/her option declare that they intend to "Shoot the Moon". This declaration must be made after all meld (MORE)
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When to bid or bunch in pinochle?

If you feel you have possible count to bid - but are not strong, you 'bid or bunch' giving your partner an opportunity to bid, and thus see how strong you really are. If one o (MORE)
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Is pinochle played with dice?

Pinochle is NOT played with dice. It is played with a special deck of playing cards consisting of two regular decks - ace high and 9 low (48 cards in total).
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How can one learn to play the card game Pinochle?

The best way to learn is as you play. Get a friend to teach you during a game. If you want to learn before entering a competition you can find a video online, purchase a book (MORE)
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What is the difference between pinochle and regular cards?

There is no such thing as a game of "regular cards." Many differentcard games can be played with a standard deck of cards. Pinochle isone such game. Black Jack, Poker, Canasta (MORE)