(also known as Pan
) is a gambling card game
similar to rummy
. It used to be particularly popular in Las Vegas
and other casinos
in the American southwest. Its popularity has been waning, and now is only found in one casino in Las Vegas (The Plaza Hotel,) and a handful of casinos in California. House games and online poker sites are other places where you can find the game still played.
The game is played using a 320-card deck, constructed from eight decks of playing cards, removing all eights, nines, tens, and Jokers.