The bicycle pinochle jumbo playing cards are a special deck created especially for the enjoyment of the pinochle game. Rooted in family TRADITION for generations, pinochle is similar to bridge or chess in how it rewards the player who takes chances and isn't afraid of risk. Extra pips across the top make it easier to see your Matched sets. Teens like pinochle because it involves the Rush of placing big stakes on their hand. Rules that cover several variations of play are tucked inside. These bicycle decks are made in the USA and feature the patented air-cushioned finish, softly beveled edges and Sandwich construction for enhanced game play. This unique pinochle deck is made up of 48 cards in four suits, Ace through nine, with two of each card in a suit. Spread the love of pinochle to your friends and family by playing with this specialized deck.