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Canasta

Your game for strategy and combination!
Two can play a tactician duel, and four will compete in teams of two. Catch the discard pile, combine as many cards as possible, get a little help from wild cards, and collect the most points!

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Rummy

The classic for any time of the day!
Play with one, two, or three opponents and win. Be the first to get rid of your hand cards following every trick in the book. The Jokers may be of help. Maybe you can even achieve going Rummy!

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Skat

The German classic for card game professionals!
Play in threes – always two against one.
„18“ – „Yes,“ „20” – „Accept,“ „22“ – „Pass.“
Take the Skat and face the challenge trick by trick. May the trump cards be with you!

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Doppelkopf

The team player game for trick-taking fans!
There are always four of you – two face two, or one takes on three. The Queens of Clubs and you decide: Normal, Marriage or Solo? Collect tricks for your party and gain the victory!

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Sheepshead

The southern German classic pits on competition: Four players compete either two vs. two or one vs. three. Rely on the Obers or choose Wenz! Who will come out on top and fulfill their announcement?

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Pinochle

Trick-taking with a Wurttemberg twist:
Melds deal points – like the Pinochle featuring the Jack of Clubs and the Queen of Spades! Play in two teams of two or as three lone fighters. Get the kitty, collect tricks, and reach your bid!

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Mau-Mau

The speedy classic is online!
If you are playing as two, three, or four – each turn is a potential surprise. You have to empty your hand card by card, but your opponents could get in the way: Seven means drawing two!

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Solitaire

Fans of brain-teasers are in for a good time here!
Besides the challenge of solving the game tactically, you are facing up to three opponents. Sort the families from King to Ace. Will you solve the game best?

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Spider

The classic for all riddle-solvers!
Play strategically against up to three players: Each one frees and sorts their cards separately. Who will win? Weave your plan for quickly and effectively catching the most points in your web!

New: Tournaments and Clubs at the Pinochle Palace!


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New: Tournaments and Clubs at the Pinochle Palace!

Klickt hier für die deutsche Version.

We previously announced it, and finally, the time has come: The club feature for Pinochle is here! That means you get to connect and compete with like-minded players even better!

Quite a bit is going on in the competition area, where, besides the clubs, tournaments are now available, too! We will talk more about those below.


Your Club

Anyone can create a club for 100 Chips and start inviting members. This way, you can gather and stay connected with pleasant players from the Palace as well as friends and colleagues with a Pinochle profile!

It is up to you to shape your club since you are the club lead! You lay down the objective, emblem, and lineup. There is a club bank for Chips, so that you can provide for a league ticket or more member slots together.


Please enter!

When founding a club, you are automatically a member, of course. But if you just want to take part, you can apply to existing clubs instead. You can do so via fellow players who are club members or via the club search in the competition area.

There is also a chance you will get invited into a club after an especially fun round of Pinochle! By the way: If you already have a main club, you can join further clubs as a guest.


Competition

Clubs can compete with one another as well – in the club league! Participation requires a league ticket, which costs 25 Chips per club member. All members‘ scores are summed up for you tose e where you stand in comparison with other clubs. Every three months, the club with the highest total score gets declared Club Champion! Additionally, each club has an internal ranking.


Pinochle Tournaments

We are over the moon being able to introduce the next feature right away! The gates to the arena are open: As of now, you can prove your skills in daily tournaments and compete for the big jackpot in special tournaments. You get to play more intensively and collect plenty of points and gaming experience at the same time.


The Rules

Our tournament system is based on the Danish system: there are several series in a tournament. And per series, the same group of players competes over several rounds. For the first series, the matches are drawn by lot.

Afterward, we scale and group all players by score before any new series. At the end of the tournament, the player with the highest total score wins! Of course, club members diligently collect points for their clubs during tournaments, too.

Each tournament comes with a jackpot that will be split among the three best players: Currently, we distribute 70% to the first place, 20% to the second place, and 10% to the third place.


How to Participate

Signing up works by clicking on the desired tournament. After that, you are enrolled, and the entrance fee is automatically subtracted from your Chips balance.

Let us not get ahead of ourselves – where can you find the tournaments? You need to get to the competition area at the Pinochle Palace first. You will find it at the bottom of the lobby via the trophy symbol.

Now, you select Tournaments and see a list of the scheduled tournaments. Clicking Enroll is the goal here.

In order to participate, you need to be online at the Pinochle Palace shortly before the tournament starts. You can find the starting time in the tournament list. Then, you can enter the tournament via the list or get a popup as a reminder. Now you are ready to set out in proper competition atmosphere!


Special Tournaments – The Cherry on Top

With the tournament feature, Pinochle fans also get to enjoy the popular custom tournaments. Everyone can take port for a fee as low as one Chip! In comparison, the jackpot of 10,000 Chips gigantic!

Those tournaments will appear in the regular tournaments list, but we will, of course, inform you here in the blog as well as on our Facebook page when a custom tournament is scheduled.

Sometimes, we come up with additions – especially many series for longer gaming fun, for example! We currently include Premium days and exclusively designed PDF certificates for the winners in all custom tournaments. Additionally, there is glory and recognition since we publish the winners’ user names here in the blog.

At this point, we wish you heaps of fun with the eagerly anticipated features! Get together in clubs and face the challenge in tournaments. ?

If you have suggestions or questions, feel free to post them here in a comment or send an e-mail to support@spiele-palast.de.

Greetings,

Your Palace Team


Comments

  1. Avatar for Spiele Palast Phil | 20. January 2021

    So tonight I’m playing in a 3 handed American tournament and in the first round I get paired with 2 computer opponents, yea! Your program for the computer playing hands sucks! They will always play a low card even if the plays calls for a higher card. The bid winner plays a low non trump card, I play the ace the other computer player plays a jack, next hand the computer plays same suit but with an ace, I play a jack the other computer plays a 10!
    I’m very dissatisfied with this new tournament arraignment if we have to play against the computer

    • Avatar for Spiele Palast spielepalast | 20. January 2021

      Hello Phil,

      Thank you for your message. If you find that our free player does not play optimally or even makes mistakes, please send us a game that you want to complain about or the round number from the statistics. Please send this to support@spiele-palast.de. Please, together with a description as detailed as possible, where exactly, in your opinion, there is a need for action and why. The lap number can be found in your statistics directly at the date and time of the lap.

      We are always in the process of improving our free player and will pass this information on to the responsible colleagues. I am looking forward to your reply.

      Best wishes

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