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Gold Rush Solitaire

Gold Rush is a closed game played with a single deck (52 cards). The objective is to build the four foundations up by suit from Ace to King.

Odds of winning: Low

Win about 2 in 7 games (30%).

Skill: Luck and Skill

Winning involves skill and luck equally.

Game Objective

Move all cards to the four foundations.

Foundation

  • There are four foundations.
  • An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
  • The foundations build up by the same suit.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau

  • There are seven tableaus.
  • A King may move to an empty tableau. No other cards may move to an empty tableau.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • Any card or stack of cards may move together as a group. Any stack of cards may move together, regardless of their build (no restriction on rank, suit or color).

Stock

  • The stock permits two redeals (three passes through).
  • The stock deals three cards to the waste on the first pass through, two on the second and one on the last.

Waste

  • There is one waste.
  • The top card is movable.

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