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WORD POKER





Create a deck of cards. Each card has 1 letter on its face

DECK COMPOSITION
CARD		COPIES
A  		3
B		1
C		2
D		1
E		4
F		1
G		1
H		1
I		3
J		1
K		1
L		1
M		2
N		2
O		3
P		1
Q		1
R		2
S		2
T		2
U		3
V		1
W		1
X/Z		1
Y		3
WILD		3

WORD POKER
Play proceedes like 7 card draw
Players are each dealt 7 cards
They may keep what they like and discard the rest in exchange for one set of replacements
Players try to form words with the cards in their hands
Proper names are not allowed. Spelling counts
The player with the longest word(s) wins the pot
Tied hands split the pot

WORD RANKS				POINT VALUES
3 Letter word					9
Two 3 Letter words				--
4 Letter word					16
4 Letter word & 3 Letter word		        --
5 Letter word					25
6 Letter word					36
7 Letter word					49

WORD RUMMY
Play proceedes like Gin Rummy
Players are each dealt 7 cards
On their turn a player may draw the top card from the deck or the face up discard
Players place words they create face down on their side of the table. These cards are out of play
If a player has more than seven cards in his hand he must discard at the end of his turn
If a player empties his hand the round is over
Players get points for the words they made minus the number of cards in their hands






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