World Games Map
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Playing games is an essential part of human behavior, and a huge variety exists around the world. We’ve listed some of our favorite games from across the globe on the World Games Map, including rules and fun facts. Click on a pin to find out more about a specific game.
Once played in only a western suburb of Corpus Christi, Texas Hold'em is now the most commonly played variant of poker.
In the 1950s and 60s, Rings was a common game played in bars and at home. It is still going strong today in some quarters of Ireland.
Heralding from ancient China over 2,500 years ago, Go has players vying over a simple square grid with black and white stones in a one-on-one strategic battle.
Originating from the cafes and bars of Bolivia, Cacho can get pretty lively. It'll have you rocking and the dice rolling.