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Check Pinochle combines pinochle's luck-of-the-draw fun with the thoughtfulness, but not the ultimate science, of bridge (see col. 1). A typical deal: North

- K Q « K 9 -f K A Q K J J 9 9 4 J 10 West 4 A East V Q J 10 10 - A K Q J 9 + -Q J -i A A 10 10 10 9 South -A K Q J 10 9 9 -A + « 9 K Q J

Points & Checks. Bidding is based on the number of points...

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