Bid Whist is one of the traditional trick-taking card games like Spades, Hearts & Canasta, but bidwhist trick-taking card game is played in pairs in which trump is chosen by players.
Bid Whist is a partnership trick-taking game that is very popular among African Americans. It is played with a standard 52 card deck plus 2 jokers, for a total of 54 cards. The two jokers must be distinct one is called the big joker and the other is the little joker. There are 4 players consisting of two teams of two, each player sits opposite their partner.
Bidwhist game starts with each team at zero, and the object of the game is to reach a score 7 or more points, or force the other team to go negative 7 or more points. Points are scored by bidding for and winning tricks, which in this game are called books.
The Deal :-
When the game first starts, the deck is shuffled and dealt around, and the person that draws the first diamond becomes the first dealer. Cards are dealt one at a time in a clockwise order. Each player is to receive 12 cards for a total of 48 cards.
During the deal, six cards are to be placed face down in the center of the table to form a kitty. The first four cards and the last four cards cannot be put in the kitty, apart from this the dealer can deal the kitty cards at any stage during the deal, either singly or several at one time.
- Uptown (or "high") means you intend to name a trump suit, and that high cards will win.
- Downtown (or "low") means that you intend to name a trump suit, and that low cards will win.
- No Trump means that there will be no trump, and that if you win the bidding you will then determine whether high or low cards will have preference.
- After each hand, the turn to deal passes to the left.
Bid Whist FEATURES :-
• Different Game Modes: Bid Whist & Whist
• Beautiful design and animation.
• Easy and fast to learn and play.
• See Statistics & Leader boards!
• COMPLETELY FREE TO PLAY
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