How to Play Old Maid Card Game: A Quick Guide

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Playing Old Maid is a fun, simple card game perfect for all ages. Here’s a quick guide on how to play Old Maid card game:

  • Objective: Avoid being the player left with the Old Maid card.
  • Setup: Use a standard 52-card deck, removing three queens, leaving one as the Old Maid.
  • Dealing: Deal all cards to players. Some may have more cards than others—it’s fine.
  • Pairs: Players remove pairs of matching ranks from their hands and place them face-up on the table.
  • Gameplay:
    1. Players take turns drawing a random card from the next player’s hand.
    2. If a match is made, place the pair on the table.
    3. Continue until all pairs are made except the Old Maid.
  • End Game: The player left holding the Old Maid card loses the game.
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