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The Most Popular & Fun Card Games 

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Updated June 24, 2020 100.7k votes 26.8k voters 1.8M views 75 items

List Rules Standard playing card games and other card-based games.

Need a fun card game for a family party or friendly get together? You have to try some of the card games listed below. Whether you're playing poker professionally or simply enjoying a casual game of Go Fish with the family, the most fun card games provide hours of entertainment for all ages. If you're tired of playing card games, other popular card games include Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokémon, and others.

There are numerous fun card games, each with their own rules and gameplay such as two-player card games, drinking games, fun card games for 3 and multi-player card games allowing plenty of choices for everyone. Perhaps the best part is that many card games can be played nearly anywhere with only a standard deck of playing cards.

Though there is a bit of debate as to the origin, many historians believe that playing cards were invented in China during the 9th century. The first card game followed soon after, as did hundreds of other card games.

What are the best card games? Names of the most fun card games include simple games like solitaire or Cards Against Humanity and strategic card games like poker or euchre. But which card game is the most fun? You be the judge! Add names of card games to this list and vote for your favorite games below.
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UNO is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Blackjack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Cards Against Humanity ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Poker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
fredfred101 added Card game
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Spoons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Hearts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Magic: The Gathering is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
Collectible card game
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Exploding Kittens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
Card game
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Rummy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Gin rummy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
Matching game
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Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Go Fish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Speed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Crazy Eights is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Bullshit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Monopoly Deal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Assh*le is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Phase 10 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Skip Boo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Pokémon Trading C... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
PeteBoyle added Collectible card game
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card G... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
Fendarr added Collectible card game
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Euchre is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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Egyptian Ratscrew is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular & Fun Card Games
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