Posts by: Spiele Palast

Lesson 4: Trick-Taking in Pinochle


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Lesson 4: Trick-Taking in Pinochle

The actual Pinochle showdown commences when the cards are falling one by one – in trick-taking! Find out here about the basic variatons, differences between three-player Pinochle and four-player Pinochle, as in Cross Pinochle, and which rules apply at any time.

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Lesson 3: Bidding in Pinochle


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Lesson 3: Bidding in Pinochle

Before any melding or trick-taking can go down, a few numbers will fly across the room when playing Pinochle. That is called bidding, and it can seem a bit confusing at first. But we are here today, to clear up what these numbers and the bidding are all about.

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Lesson 2: Melds in Pinochle


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Lesson 2: Melds in Pinochle

Though Pinochle is a trick-taking game, melds – specific combinations of cards – play a role here. In this lesson, we take a close look at the way this element fits into the game, and which melds there are in Pinochle.

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Lesson 1: Pinochle Profile


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Lesson 1: Pinochle Profile

This is the place to get hard facts on Pinochle. Find out what is coming at you to enter the fray more organized!

Read up on the number of players, the material, the game type, and the course of the game in this Pinochle Lesson.

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