It is a game for three or more, in which the players race to get rid of all of the cards in their hands in order to become "president" in the following round. President can also be played as a drinking game ,     and a commercial version of the game exists under the name The Great Dalmuti , with a non-standard deck. There may be many titles used by players during the game. There is generally at least a president, vice-president and scum. Rules regarding card passing can be changed to accommodate these two positions if desired.
President (card game)
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All the cards are dealt out as equally as possible. Some players may have more cards than others. Due to the nature of the game, its origins are believed to be traceable back to China. If scoring, this position receives two points. This position receives one point. Zero points. Neutral — Also the player who came in third place, however, this applies only when there are 5 players.
President - card game
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In Australia it is often called Warlords and Scumbags , perhaps because the politician Paul Keating once famously used the word "scumbag" to describe his opponents. The game has recently spread throughout the Western world, especially among young people, but is probably of Chinese origin. In games of this type which I call climbing games , each player in turn can either pass or play a card or combination which beats the previous play, and the usual object is to get rid of all one's cards as soon as possible. Such games have been known in the West only since the 's, but there are many of them in China, perhaps the most famous being Zheng Shangyou.