The classic game of Pyramid involves removing pairs of cards that total 13. Also known as Tut's Tomb and less commonly as Thirteen.
Rules are easy to understand.
Odds of winning: Very Low
Win about 1 in 7 games (14%).
5 to 10 minutes per game.
Skill Level: Mostly Luck
Winning is mostly determined by luck. A small amount of skill is involved.
How to Play Pyramid
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.