Card games in Lebanon
The standard 52 card pack is used for:
- Basra - a fishing game
- 41 - a plain-trick partnership game for four players with hearts as a permanent trump suit. The players bid the number of tricks they will take and score if they take at least that number.
- Tarneeb - a game for four players in fixed partnerships. Players bid according to the number of tricks they think their team can take and the highest bidder chooses trumps.
- Banakil is an 18-card double deck Rummy game in which twos and jokers are wild.
- Pinacle and 14 are also games of the Rummy family.
- Trex (also known as Tricks or Trix) is a compendium game in which the five contracts are No Tricks, No Queens, No Diamonds, No King of Hearts and Dominoes from the Jack.