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Euchre (pronounced 'you-ker') is a classic card game that was introduced to America in the early nineteenth century. The true beginning of euchre is unknown and controversy persists among card historians that have varying theories as to the origin of the game. At one time euchre was considered the national card game in the United States. Although its overall popularity has declined, it has been kept alive by a core group of avid players. It has a prominent following in the Midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. There are also large concentrations of devotees in Canada, Great Britain and Australia.



Euchre games are generally fast moving and tend last less that twenty minutes. Although the rank of the cards may confuse new players, euchre is an easy game to learn. Games are played with four players in teams of two sitting across from one another. A partial deck of 24 cards is used and made from a standard deck with cards numbered between eight and two removed. The cards are dealt out in groups of twos and threes until each player has five cards. The remainder of the cards are laid face down and the top card is exposed. The goal of the game is to defeat your opponents by being the first team to reach 10 points. Points are made by taking at least three out of five possible tricks in a hand.



Whether you play casually among friends or seriously in the many tournaments held around the country, you will find euchre to be a fascinating and challenging game. It is also an ideal way to meet people and make new friends.



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It is the goal of OhioEuchre.Com to help teach new players how to play as well as help those that would like to learn more. For those that are new, may I suggest starting with our euchre lessons by




For those that have been playing a while but would like to learn new ways to improve your game may I suggest starting with our tips and info page. Here you will find a complete list of all the articles listed




Have you ever wondered how you stack up against other euchre players. This quiz was put together not only to test skill level, but as a teaching tool. Now you can see where your strength and weaknesses lay. There are total of 25 questions that range from the intermediate level to the advanced skill levels. Taking our QUIZ and is the best way to see where you stand.




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