Donald M. Lance LanceDM at MISSOURI.EDU
Thu Nov 15 02:20:57 UTC 2001

OK.  It's obvious that one of the many fuzzinesses in my knowledge base is the rules for
card games, but I distinctly remember that in a poker game I was dilatorily involved in
someone (maybe me) applied the Club-Diamond-Heart-Spade rule to determine which Ace-high
hand should win.

Kim & Rima McKinzey wrote:

> >... In bridge, I believe spades
> >and hearts are the major suits and clubs and diamonds the minor, but
> >in poker a club flush to the ace ties with a spade flush to the ace.
> In bridge you bid values go up according to suit alphabetically:
> Clubs, Diamonds, Hearts, Spades; i.e., a bid of 2 Diamonds would lose
> to a bid of 2 Hearts.
> Rima

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