Hit the decks– Thursday is National Card Playing Day

("Card magic" by Pablo Bernando, Public domain)

National Card Playing Day is Thursday December 28.

Though the “holiday” is mostly celebrated here in the U.S., card playing itself originated in China.

With the Christmas season come and gone, National Card Playing Day is a great way to bring the family back together for more fun and bonding.

To help you celebrate, here are some of the most popular family-friendly card games as listed by Ranker:

  • Uno
  • Solitaire
  • Blackjack
  • Bluff- also known as “I doubt it”
  • Gin Rummy
  • Go Fish
  • Hearts
  • War
  • Crazy Eights
  • Euchre
  • Poker
  • Old Maid
  • Speed

Enjoy National Card Playing Day, and may the decks be stacked in your favor!