Please note: The listings are informational only and do not imply my recommendation of the sites listed.
1. General Online Games Sites
House of Cards.
This site features all favorite traditional and family card games. You
can learn the rules to new games, download software, and play card
games online. You can also learn a bit about playing cards themselves,
from history to collecting, as well as purchase cards.
Mystic Island. Online games requiring Windows software obtainable at the site.
iWin.com. Free game fun for family and friends. Online card games.
Pogo. Java-powered online games including Bridge. Euchre, Hearts, Spades and others.
MSN Games. Online Bridge, Hearts, Spades, Euchre. The Microsoft Network games site.
Blackgames. A variety of online and commercial games.
NetIntellGames. Online Russian Preference, Gin Rummy, Poker, Spades, Spite and Malize, Durak, Cribbage. Windows only, a few Java applets.
Directsource Games. "Games, Magazines...your direct source to online shopping for top selling games."
GDM Community. Community of players of Italian card games. Site in Italian.
2. Specific Online Games
OkBridge. Online Bridge club (a membership fee is charged).
Kout Bo Sitta. Online version of a popular Arabic card game. Site in Arabic.
Online Backgammon. A platform to play against hundreds of players worldwide for fun and real money.
3. Games Rules, Reviews, other Information
Card Games Rules. An extensive site containing rules of a large number of card games.
Luding. Pick a
game -- any game -- and Luding probably got it. The games listed
are now only shown with all the essential information (publisher,
author, date released, etc.), but many are accompanied by links to
reviews and images from all over the web. It's like having a
virtual encyclopedia of games at your disposal.
Robert Abbott's games and mazes.
A fascinating site with interactive and printable mazes, information on
Mr. Abbott's books and how to order them, and many links.
unusual and inventive set of cards including the traditional four suits
plus four newly created suits. Use the cards for new versions of
traditional games or other games invented by the creators of the cards.
The Game Cabinet.
In addition to game reviews and gaming news, it also serves as a
clearinghouse for rules, translations, reports, letters, original games
and much, much more.
The Games Journal.
Full of puzzles, columns, and reviews of everything from board games to
pinball, a site this eclectic should come across as somewhat scattered,
but The Game Journal pulls it off with their excellent content and
all-around classy presentation.
9. Games Mailing Lists
news:rec.gambling.blackjack.moderated. A moderated blackjack list.
news:rec.gambling.poker. A moderated poker list.
news:rec.games.bridge. A moderated Bridge list.
news:rec.games.playing-cards. A list dealing with playing cards.
10. Other Sites Related to Games
Card Trick Central. An extensive site dedicated to tricks that can be done with an ordinary deck of cards.
supplies customers with playing cards. Our wide offer includes playing
cards (bridge, poker, skat...), cartomancy and tarot, books and
software, equipment and more.
11. Board Games
Boardgame Geek Database.
The premiere board game site on the web, Boardgame Geek contains a
dizzying array of information, doubly so now that the Gaming Dumpster
has been folded into it. It is essentially a huge compendium
web-based boardgame info: reviews. images, session reports, links,
translations, playing aids