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Art & Entertainment: Games: Sicilian Cards

In the United States, we are commonly accustomed to a deck of cards which have 52 cards in it (including 2 Joker or Wild cards which can be used in place of any other card for a stronger/winning hand).  A popular card company is Mondiano which are made in Italy and it contains 40 cards in the deck, no jokers or wildcards.  The cards are slightly smaller in size, measuring 2" x 3.25" (50mm X 80mm).  When playing, the cards of a suit go up to 7...

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