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Euchre

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Genre: Card & Board

Bidding on Jacks

The classic game of bidding and promoted Jacks! Euchre, pronounced YOO-ker, is a trick-taking card game played with a short deck of 24 cards ranked Nine to Ace.

Order it Up?

One or more rounds of bidding decide who will try to take at least 3 of 5 hands.

Is that the Jack you’re looking for?

The initial up card determines the trump suit, and that suit’s Jack becomes the Right Bower, the highest card in the game while the other Jack of thee same color becomes the Left Bower, ranked second in the game.

Work as a Team

The player opposite you at the table is your partner. Your opponents are seated at your left and right. The objective of the game is to score points by bidding on and winning tricks with your partner, while blocking your opponents from winning their bids.