The United States of America, commonly known as the United States abbreviated USA or U.S. often referred to as America, is a federation of 50 states and the District of Columbia, located largely in North America. The capital of the United States and political center is Washington D.C., New York is the largest city of the USA. The United States is the third largest country in the world by population with 327 million inhabitants, after the People's Republic of China and India. It is also the third largest country in area, after Russia and Canada. The U.S. is bordered by Canada and Mexico.
American playing cards - playing cards USA
The first playing cards to reach America were taken by the Spaniards in the late 15th century. It was not until the mid 17th century that playing cards were imported from England by British settlers who left the United Kingdom for the British Colonies in North America. The actual manufacturing of playing cards in the U.S. only started in the second half of the 18th century. In the 19th century, playing cards were sold in the US by stationers, post offices and grocery shop. In 2020 this is different in the United States, nowadays almost all playing cards are sold via the Internet in specialty stores like playingcardshop.eu and on online giants like Amazon.com. Also a few large toy stores and retail corporations such as Costco Wholesale, Target Corporation, and Walmart still sells playing cards in the United States of America. American playing cards have international faces and two standard or jumbo indexes and Bicycle playing cards are still America's favorite deck of cards to play card games with. At the moment, the most popular card games in the U.S.A. are Bridge, Blackjack, Canasta, Gin Rummy, Euchre, Poker and Solitaire.
Poker, the famous American card game that conquered de world!
Since the early 19th century poker is the national card game of the United States and poker is currently one of the most played card games in the US. The most important poker event of the year in USA is the World Series of Poker, held annually in Las Vegas since 1970. Online poker and poker on television increased the popularity of the world's famous card game during the turn of the millennium. When poker amateur Chris Moneymaker won the 2003 WSOP Main Event, the US poker boom escalated and lasted until 2006. This easy to learn card game poker has conquered the world and is now played by hundred thousands of poker professionals on online poker rooms and in casino's in America and in the living rooms of millions of poker amateurs worldwide.
Cartamundi USA and The United States Playing Card Company
Cartamundi USA, INC. is based in Dallas, Texas in the US and is part of Cartamundi, the leading manufacturer of playing cards in the World. Cartamundi North America produces in its playing card factory in America playing cards for Cardistry and Magic and card games for game nights with family and friends. The United States Playing Card Company also know as USPCC, established in 1867 as Russell, Morgan & Co. and founded in its current incarnation in 1885. The US Playing Card Company is headquartered in the Cincinnati suburb of Erlanger, Kentucky in the USA. USPCC is the largest manufacturer of playing cards in the United States and is known for its playing card brands such as Bicycle, Bee, Fournier, Hoyle, KEM and Tally-Ho. Belgian playing card manufacturer Cartamundi acquired the United States Playing Card Company in 2019 and USPCC became an subsidiary of the Cartamundi Group.
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