National and regional card games: Saudi Arabia

Card games in Saudi Arabia

The most popular game is Baloot - a close relative of the French game Belote, played with a 32-card pack.

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.

Sab’at Al-Deemin (7 of diamonds) is a partnership game related to Fan Tan, played with a 32-card deck..

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