is defined as deck of cards to the group of letters or playing cards which serves to develop various games or hobbies. A card or card, on the other hand, is a cardboard, usually of rectangular format that has a uniform illustration on one side and has a certain figure stamped with a number on the other.

For some games it is necessary to use a full deck while, in others, it is customary to leave out some unused cards, as can happen with wild cards. Even some games require the use of at least two decks.

It should be noted that there are various types of decks to cover multiple game possibilities. The so-called spanish deck , for example, usually consists of 48 cards and a pair of wild cards. The 48 cards are spread over four suits (swords , gold , cups and coarse ) and are numbered from 1 to 12, with 10 (jack ), 11 (horse ) and 12 (king ) as figures.

The english deck , on the other hand, presents 52 cards that are segmented into four suits (hearts , clovers , diamonds and spades ) and that are numbered from 2 to 10, followed by the J , the Q and the TO (the ace, which equals 1). Typically, hearts and diamonds are represented in reddish tones, while clovers and spades are drawn in black.

Many are the card games that use these mentioned decks. Thus, for example, the Spanish call is used to be able to have fun with the brisca, the cinquillo, the mus, the donkey, the tute or the forty.

In the case of the English deck, one of the games that use it and that have more worldwide fame is poker, which in recent years has experienced a significant increase in fans. Persian and German games seem to be that they could be the origins of the aforementioned poker that consists of players, with their cards hidden in part or in full, placing bets.

The one with the highest score is the one who will be able to rise as winner in each game and to achieve it you can count on various possible combinations and classifications of cards such as the straight flush, the poker of aces, the full, the royal flush, the double couples or the trio, among others.

This game is important to underline that it has a large number of variants, among which the closed, open, assorted or shared card poker stand out.

The deck used in the practice of tarot , on the other hand, it is more numerous: it is made up of 78 cards, of which 22 are major arcana, 40 correspond to minor arcana and, the remaining 16, are identified with figures or honors. The minor arcana and the figures, meanwhile, are divided into four suits (swords, golds, cups and clubs), similar to those of the Spanish deck.

The notion of deck, on the other hand, is also used to name a range of possibilities, options or alternatives . For example: "The technical director has a wide deck of strikers to form his starting lineup".

In addition to all of the above, we also have to underline that deck is the last name of one of the best soccer players of Valencia C.F throughout its history. We are referring to Rubén Baraja, who played as a midfielder and who throughout his career got several titles such as the Spanish League, the Copa del Rey, the European Super Cup or the UEFA Cup.