Double decks of standard sized, 100% plastic/washable pinochle cards by Royal. These are Jumbo Index cards. Pinochle is played with 48 cards and 4 players. It consists of bidding, melding and taking tricks. Pinochle provides the thrill of mental combat with one of America's favorite strategy card games. It rewards players willing to take calculated risks. Two decks are included, one red and one blue.