Belote is a trick-taking, card game played with 32-card (7 to Ace). This game requires four players divided into two teams. There are many kinds of belote. All of them come from a Dutch game, played since 1600. It is the national card game of France. It was invented around 1920 in France. Closely related games are played throughout the world. Definitive rules of the game were first published in 1921.
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