National and regional card games: Sri Lanka

Card games in Sri Lanka

The page "Card Games popular in Sri Lanka" lists the following:

  • Omi - a whist-like plain-trick game for four players
  • 304 - a game of the Jass family, the probable ancestor of the Indian games 28, 29 and 56.
  • Juse - a kind of competitive patience game.
  • Proter - a rummy game in which the wild card (proter) changes for each hand.
  • 3 Card - probably a version of Teen Patti.
  • Ono
  • Hath Wasi (7 chances)
  • Bridge - presumably this is the international game of Contract Bridge
  • Chance
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