Spades Rules

There are three very popular spades versions. Individual is 4 players, each playing for themselves. Cutthroat features three individual players. Finally, Partnership is two, two-person teams.

All three variants use a standard 52 card deck, ranking cards from 2 through Ace. All three are also similar in that every player is dealt an equal number of cards. For the full rules on each variation, click one of the links below: