Here we are again, now with the second half of the alphabet in gambling games. There is
something in here for everyone, from traditionalists to people who want to make sure they have
fun while they play.
Faster than most card games, no-flop pineapple is a lesser known relative of Texas hold ’em
Not unlike baccarat, this game involves adding up cards and trying to reach nine. It comes with a
special deck, but is still possible to play with normal playing cards so long as the face cards are
Little known fact: pinball used to be a gambling game. Instead of earning extra lives or free
plays, players would be rewarded with points that can be cashed out. Unfortunately, these
machines have been discontinued.
As blackjack’s French cousin, Quinze has a lot in common with the popular casino game, except
the goal is to reach 15, and if both the player and the dealer reach higher than 15, there is a draw.
A classic casino game, this wheel-spinning exercise has safe bets, wise bets, risky bets, and
nearly impossible bets.
Like skee-ball for adults, skilo involves throwing a rubber ball at a target and accruing winnings
based on where it lands. The game is largely skill-based, hence the name.
This game from India is very similar to poker, with a few minor differences. Due to players
getting up from the table to avoid the ante or the blind, players who leave are greeted with a
charge to their chips when they return.
Similar to Casino War, this quick game uses only the first card drawn. The difference is that this
game can be played with any number of people, and ties are settled by drawing a second card.
Not to be mistaken for poker, this is a game of second chances. Players are given a set of five
cards for the chance of winning right off the bat, pick which cards they want to keep, then try
Though not exactly a game in its own right, wash is a friendly nickname for the card game,
Though illegal in its home country of Vietnam, this game is unique enough to warrant attention
in other places. Players must create different combinations of colored tokens in order to win.
While this game can also be played with wallets closed, this game of skill and chance is easy to
set up for a gambling night with only 5 dice and a notepad required.
Just kidding. There are no gambling games starting with the letter “Z.”
This marks the end of the gambler’s alphabet. Hopefully there are a few in the mix that sound
exciting enough to try.
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