Bucket is an open game with all 52 cards dealt at the beginning of play. The first four tableaus have seven cards each and the last four have six cards each. The tableaus are built down by any alternating color, with only the top card of each being eligible for play. The objective is to build the four foundations up by suit from Ace through to King.
How to win
When all cards are moved to the four foundations
- The tableaus are built down by alternating colours
- Any card may be moved to an empty tableau
- An Ace may be moved to an empty foundation