You've been playing Euchre since you were a kid and if you live in Michigan, there's a pretty good chance that you've played it recently. So why isn't Euchre Michigan's most popular card game?

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Outside of the Midwest, there's not a lot of love for Euchre. The card game is often a family favorite in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. (These six states are casually known as the 'Euchre Belt.')


While the game has always seemingly been a Michigan favorite, its popularity appears to be waning as of late. There's a theory that while the game has been a staple with previous generations, some families may not be passing their Euchre passion on to Millennials and Gen Z.

What Are the Most Popular Card Games Across America?

If you're a poker player, you've probably already guessed that the classic card game is top dog across the United States. (However, it's not the number one game in Michigan.)

Nationally, poker is followed by Blackjack, Solitaire, Spades, and Hearts to round out the Top 5. crunched the data, analyzing Google trends for 12 of the most popular card games in order to rank favorites in the US. Then they broke it down state by state to determine the most popular games for each.

What Are the Most Popular Card Games in Michigan?

The site determined that while poker is the most popular game in the United States, it ranks second in Michigan. Here are the Top 10 most popular games in Michigan:

  1. Blackjack
  2. Poker
  3. Solitaire
  4. Spades
  5. Go Fish
  6. Rummy
  7. Magic
  8. Hearts
  9. War
  10. Crazy Eights


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