There are hundreds of card games but most of the games fall into some category. The Matching games like Rummy requires the player to acquire cards in certain combinations and sequences before the other player can do so. Here, a player can draw cards from the stock and discard his unwanted cards. There are Shedding games which require the player to shed all his hands the fastest and the winner is the one who is left with no card. Some examples of shedding games are Switch, crazy eight. The Trick- taking cards are those where a player plays a single card from their hand and depending on the value of the card played, a player wins or takes the trick. Bridge, spades, hearts are examples of tick taking games. Comparing games like blackjack, poker, baccarat are those where, to determine the winner, hand values are compared. They are also called Showdown games. There are games which even a single player can play. These are called Solitaires or Patience. The games start after making a specific layout and then the objective is to form a more complex layout as in Grandfathers clock. Some games require the player to clear the layout and arrange all the cards in stacks or piles. The Accumulating games are opposite of shedding games. Here, one intends to acquire all the cards in the deck. Egyptian war is an example of accumulating game. Fishing games have the players “fish’ for the required cards, either by asking other players or by drawing from the discarded cards. ‘Go fish’ is a fishing game. Many games are a mix of different games. Casino card games are poker, blackjack have betting as their integral part.