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Old Maid - Card Game

by Mina Keenan (follow)
Mina's Printables:) Indoors (8)      Card Game (4)      Matching Game (4)      Scapegoat Game (1)      Old Maid (1)      Chance Game (1)     


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Don't get caught with this! Screenshot from video: How to Play Old Maid by Angela Dawn for About.com


Don't get caught with the 'Old Maid' card - or you lose! A simple matching game - with the added element of chance


Basic Rules

You Need

One standard deck of playing cards - the 'Queen' card will act as the 'Old Maid'
Two players minimum

Have an odd number of 'Queen' cards so they cannot be entirely paired off - so take out one 'Queen' card or three 'Queen' cards

Choose your dealer


Game Play

Cards are dealt as evenly as possible between players



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Get rid of your pairs. Screenshot from video: How to Play Old Maid by Angela Dawn for About.com


Players look at their cards and find pairs, which they discard. Throw them out, value side up, so other players can check that you really have discarded pairs if they want to

The dealer holds up his cards to the person on their left. That person selects a card from the dealers hand and checks to see if they can make a pair.

If they can make a pair, they discard it



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Choose a card. Screenshot from video: How to Play Old Maid by Angela Dawn for About.com


That person holds up their cards to the person on their left to select a card - and so on

Keep going until one person is left with the 'Old Maid' card. That person loses the game.



Learn to play Old Maid

Check out How to Play Old Maid by Angela Dawn for About.com



Have fun!

:)



#Indoors
#Card Game
#Matching Game
#Scapegoat Game
#Old Maid
#Chance Game
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