Stuss

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Stuss or Jewish Faro is a card game, a variant of faro . In this version (played in house games, back rooms, and saloons) the cards are dealt from the dealer's hand, not from a shoe. Also, the house won all the money when drawing two equal cards, as opposed to half in traditional faro. This greatly increased the house advantage over its patrons.

It was particularly popular in the late 19th century in New York City and Chicago until the time of World War I.

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