Hot Card Games How-Tos

How To: Count cards

If you think that card counting is only a thing in the movies then think again. You too can try a couple of methods to help you count cards. Like anything, the more you work on it the better you will be.

How To: Play a basic game with Yu-Gi-Oh trading cards

This is a video done by a young boy who seems to be a Yu-Gi-Oh fan. He teaches the basics of how to play the trading card game. You begin by cutting the deck. After that you choose the 5 cards off the top to be your "hand". Each time you take a turn, you get to draw an additional card. You can play monster cards, spell cards, and trap cards and he explains how to know which cards to play and where to place them on your dueling mat. He also explains the "ATK" and "DEF" abbreviations on the mon...

How To: Read tarot cards for beginners

Ready to stop going threw life blind? Try to get a glimpse of the future or at least a use these as a reflection of what’s happening in your life with your own tarot cards. Tarot cards can provide endless hours of entertainment.

How To: Count cards in Blackjack without the Hi-Lo method

This film explains how you can beat the odds by counting cards in blackjack. It's entirely silent so you have to look at the on-screen text. You'll see the whole deck laid out in rank - ace down to two - and suit - spades, diamonds, hearts and clubs. Partway through the video the words 'if you look carefully' come up faintly on the screen. Then they disappear again, leaving you with a view of all the cards laid out as before. It may be difficult to see from this exactly what the presenter int...

How To: Count cards to win at Blackjack

This film explains how to count cards in black jack to gain an advantage. Every suit in a deck is said to add or minus up to a count of zero. So the whole deck has a count of zero. There's some synthesized high speed music in the middle while the presenter extracts the spades to show us. Ten to ace have a value of minus one. Seven, eight and nine have a value of zero and the numbers below seven have a value of plus one. The pluses and minuses cancel each other out to produce zero. The numbers...

How To: Count cards with the Hi-Lo system

The video shows us how to count the cards using the Hi-Lo system. This involves steps and the first step is to assign the values to the cards. Take any deck of cards and then assign the value '+1' to the cards from 2 to 6, value '0' to the cards from 7 to 9 and the rest of the cards Ace, 10, Jack, Queen and the King are assigned the value '-1'. This is a helpful strategy. When the count is higher, there are more high cards than low cards in the remaining cards. When the count is lower, there ...

How To: Play war

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play war. Not only is War a great way to pass the time with a friend, but it's so easy to learn that both children and adults can play.

How To: Play the card game Sixteen

The multiple award-winning card game Sixteen is packed with head-to-head action. If you can you count to 16 and take calculated risks, then you can force your opponent to bust. But play your cards defensively at the right time or the tables will turn! Win the most sets and you'll win the game. It sounds simple (and it is), but Sixteen's unique strategy and cribbage-like counting will hold the attention of even the most seasoned game players.

How To: Play Mahjong

There was this game called Mahjong that originated in China, and this game needed four players, and this game involved skill, strategy, calculation, and a little thing called chance, not to mention a few tiles or cards. Well, this game is not a thing of the past, Mahjong is played all over the world, a lot of the times as a gambling game, but here in this video tutorial you'll learn how to play Mahjong for simple fun with a few house rules.

How to Play Magic: The Gathering

"Magic the Gathering" is the original strategy card game based on rpg fantasy elements and published by Wizards of the Coast. Learn how to play "Magic The Gathering" from a certified judge in this free magic cards video series.

How To: Play go fish

The object of this game is to collect the most "books"—or sets—of four of a kind, like four kings, four nines, and so on. How do you collect them? You go fish!