Bicycle Pinochle playing cards are a special deck created especially for playing the game Pinochle. Rooted in family tradition, Pinochle is similar to Bridge or Chess in that it rewards the player who takes chances and isn’t afraid of risk. Extra pips across the top make it easier to see your matched sets. Rules that cover several variations of play are included. Spread the love of Pinochle to your friends and family by playing with this specialized deck.