Benny (card game)

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This article is about Benny in card games. For other uses, see Benny.

Benny is a card used in trick-taking games that automatically counts as the highest trump.

If no-trump rounds are allowed, the Benny is often considered to be a solitary trump, in a suit of its own.

Normally, the Benny is represented with a Joker or the two of spades.

The most common use of Benny is in a 25-card euchre variant. It is for this specific game that the Joker was introduced in the 19th century United States.