Irish Switch is a card shedding game where multiple cards are usually played during a turn. Irish Switch is commonly played in Ireland. Irish Switch has many variations such as Switch, Take Two, "Jacks, Twos and Eights", Macao, and Switch Black Jack.
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Irish Switch is a card shedding game for 4 players. The object of the game is to score the least points. The winner of each hand is the first player to play all of their cards.
At the beginning of the game, the dealer is randomly selected and during the game, the deal continues around the table clockwise.
Irish Switch uses two standard 52 card decks and 9 cards are randomly dealt to each player (a different amounts of cards may be dealt for a different number of players). The remaining cards are placed face down on the table to form the draw from pile (DFP). The top card of the DFP is placed, face up, right next to the draw from pile, to start the discard pile (DP).
The player to the immediate left of the dealer always plays first and the play proceeds clockwise until it is changed by the game:
Modified on 9/2/2017 from Wikipedia