The Spanish Deck is called Baraja in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries. It has four suits but generally has only 40 cards instead of the traditional 52 found in the Anglo-American French decks of cards.
Posted by Bryan on 2/28/2013
Whether you're looking for top quality decks printed on rich card stocks with an excellent "hand feel", or durable plastic decks, you've come to the right place. We offer all of these and more for individual purchase and for wholesale buyers.
Posted by Joe on 2/22/2013
Used by the biggest names in the casino industry in famous gambling spots like Monte Carlo, Fournier playing cards are easily recognized by their intense colors, unusual designs and the sheer quality that goes into their manufacture.
Posted by Joe on 2/7/2013
There's a reason the world's finest casinos choose plastic playing cards: plastic playing cards are better.
Posted by Mel on 1/31/2013
Tarot cards were first seen in Europe in the 15th century, but possibly had a large Egyptian influence. These cards were made to represent philosophical, social, astrological and heraldic ideas as well as heroes of the time.
Fournier cards, produced in Spain, have a reputation as the world's finest playing cards. The Fournier company has gone to great pains to make sure their cards are top of the line in design, materials and even longevity.
Posted by Bryan on 1/20/2013
An impromptu game of Bridge is a fun way to pass the time if you find yourself with nothing to do. You just grab some friends, pull out your Fournier Bridge cards, and start playing. Pick your partner and let the bidding begin. If one of your friends happens to be new to the game, it is not a problem.
The Tarot has been used for centuries to predict the outcome of people's lives. The Tarot consists of a deck of cards which includes cards divided into four suits as well as cards designed to represent specific events.
Posted by Bryan on 1/5/2013
The card game Bridge has been around since the 1800’s, and it is a player favorite because of its many variables. There are usually four players, paired into two’s, needed to play bridge, and the game is usually played with a high quality deck of Fournier bridge cards.
Posted by Bryan on 1/3/2013
Poker is a combination of card game, strategy and luck. Poker is played individually and the victor is determined by the combination of cards and ranks. Depending on what poker game is being played, a certain number of Fournier poker cards are dealt, some are shared or "community cards" and the cards dealt to players remain face down and hidden from the rest of the table.
Posted by Meli on 12/28/2012
Unlike other games of chance poker pits your skills against those of other players, allowing savvy players to gain the advantage. For more informal home games, having a full range of items and a superior environment in which to play can be an important concern.
Posted by Guest Blogger on 12/21/2012
So, we were playing card on our usually Friday night and every week a different person brings the cards, drinks and food.
Posted by Bree on 12/20/2012
Bridge is one of the most popular card games in the world and it's played by everyone from James Bond to Bill Gates to Warren Buffett.
The tarot is a deck of 78 playing cards that has been used since the 18th century by mystics and people involved in the occult for divination. Tarot was actually invented in the 15th century in Europe. It was called trionfi. The deck and the games associated with it were later known as tarock or tarocchi.
For poker fans, one of the great things about the game is that you can adjust the rules and play a large number of variations of the game. This means all you need is a pack of Fournier poker cards and some imagination to host your own home poker night.
Here is a great card-related riddle you can play with your friends and family. If you or the person(s) you are telling it too are card aficionados, then all the better.
The only thing more intriguing than the Tarot itself are the cards designed for this ancient fortune telling ritual. The Fournier tarot cards are available in many interesting styles which reflect images ranging from alchemy gothic to dark anime.
Posted by Mel on 10/18/2012
Bridge is one of the most popular card games in the United States. The game consists of four players who when seated across from each other become partners.
We are pleased to introduce the new Bicycle Archangels playing cards. The latest collaboration between Bicycle cards and theory11 promises to be another hit with cardistry practictioners and playing card collectors.
Posted by Bryan on 10/11/2012
Are you looking for a high-quality, affordable and reliable poker card? Fournier poker cards has you covered!
The suit symbols on playing cards have an origin not widely known to many. Playing cards today use French suit symbols, though it was not always this way. When playing cards entered Europe around the mid 1300s the suit system then were Swords, Rods, Coins, and Cups.
Regional playing cards typically do not follow the English pattern that most card players are familiar with. The English pattern is what typically is referred to as a poker or bridge deck of cards with fifty-two playing cards (plus generally a couple of jokers). Regional playing cards are used to play traditional games that generally are popular within a country's region or among immigrants from those regions. They differ substantially from English pattern playing cards.
Part of the fun of a great card game like poker is the bluff. You need to be able to hold off the other players and stay in the game, even if you have less-than-stellar cards.
Knowing the future is something that may seem interesting to some. There are many different ways the future can be told. Between horoscopes, psychics and tarot cards there is normally something for every person who is interested in this form of art. Tarot has become especially popular because of the variety of decks that are available.
You don't need to have a mobile gaming device to spend time with friends and have an enjoyable evening. One of the longest lasting and oldens gaming systems is probably located somewhere in your home, and even if not, doesn't cost more than a few dollars to purchase. With cards, you're able to play literally thousands of different games, either on your own or with friends. These games are perfect for any time, anywhere, and can be used by any age group.
PlayingCardsandGames.com is pleased to add three new decks of cards by Ellusionist, one of the leading suppliers of playing cards for cardistry and magic. These are genuine Bicycle cards made by the U.S. Playing Card Company.