Card games in Egypt

In Egypt the standard international 52 card pack is used for

  • the fishing game Basra;
  • Estimation, a game of the exact bidding group.
  • Tarneeb - a trick taking game with bidding.
  • Money - a children's game in which the play pile is captured by playing an equal card and picture cards can be used to buy extra cards.
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