This game is for 2 to 8 players.
The object of the game is for one player to end up being the "Old Maid."
1. The dealer discards one queen from the pack and deals the remaining cards, one at a time, until all cards are dealt.
2. Each player discards, face up, all pairs (never three of a kind).
3. Each player in turn shuffles his hand and offers it face down to the player to his left, who draws one card, and discards a pair if he has drawn one.
4. Play continues to the left until eventually one player is left with the odd queen and is the "Old Maid."