How to play Old Maid (Card Game)
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The object of the game is to not be the player at the end of the game holding the joker. Setup: Shuffle a standard deck of playing cards with 1 joker and deal all the cards evenly to each player. Players look at their own cards but keep them hidden from others. Players sort through their cards, making as many pairs as possible, and placing these pairs face-up on the table in front of them.
The dealer goes first, then play proceeds clockwise. On your turn, fan out your cards, making sure no one else can see them. The player to your left pick one of your cards. As players make pairs in their hand, they discard them faceup to the table immediately.
Once it is impossible to make more pairs, the game ends and the player with the joker, the old maid, loses.