The classic game of Pyramid involves removing pairs of cards that total 13. Also known as Tut's Tomb and less commonly as Thirteen.
Odds of winning: Very Low
Win about 1 in 7 games (14%).
5 to 10 minutes per game.
Skill: Mostly Luck
Winning is mostly determined by luck. A small amount of skill is involved.
Discard all the pyramid cards.
- Discard pairs of cards whose face values add up to 13. Where Jack is worth 11, Queen is 12 and King is 13.
- A King may be discarded without a matching pair as it is already worth 13.
- An unlimited number of passes through the stock is permitted. There is no restriction on how many times the waste can be redealt to the stock.
- The stock deals one card face up to the waste when tapped.
- There is one waste.
- The top card is movable.