Card games in Benin

The most popular card game, known simply as Jeu de Carte (card game) or sometimes as Sipa, is played with a French suited 31-card pack, cards ranking from ace high to seven low but lacking the ace of spades. The object is to win the last trick, if possible with a 7.

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