How many Face Cards are there in a Deck of Cards? - letsdiskuss
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How many Face Cards are there in a Deck of Cards?


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We will surely come to the answer to our main question. But to understand it better, let us discuss some basics of card games.

Many people are still confused about the concept of card games. Card games, the name itself suggests these are the cards used for playing or gambling. Not only that, this game can offer you both fun and money. But it depends on the situation. Because sometimes, card games are just played to enjoy the moment or make the party happening and do not involve any money.

Remember that there can be one or more than one deck of cards(playing). You may have heard a word individually visible or identifiable while searching about the details of the game. We all know that cards are distributed among each player. Cards are designed in a manner that no player can predict the name of another player's card. This is where the genuinity of this game exists.

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The above para makes it clear that this gambling game does not involve one type of card. Instead, there are different types of cards. It includes spades, hearts, blackjack, Gin Rummy, face cards, and so on. This answer will deal with face cards only.

So are you interested in playing card games now? But have confusion regarding face cards? Well, there are exactly 12 face cards in a deck of cards(52 playing cards). They are named Jack, King, and queen. It means 4 King, 4 Queen, and 4 Jack are the face cards in a deck of cards.

Other names of face cards are picture cards. Initially, in the 20th century, people used to call it a coat card. The 12 face cards of a deck of cards are named as face cards only in both Britain and the US.


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