This variation of Euchre is played with a regular deck and 4 players. The player left of the dealer calls trump before the cards are dealt. If the top card matches what the player has "predicted" that is automatically trump and that player gets the card and discards one, not the dealer.
Thereof, what is a farmer's hand in Euchre?
Farmers Hand - (not widely endorsed) A 'farmer's hand' is a hand that contains all 9's and 10's. It is also known as 'No Ace No Face'. If anyone gets these cards, the hand is void and re-dealt by the same dealer.
What is a loner in Euchre?
If a player does not follow suit when he is able to (usually by playing a trump card instead), it is considered a renege and cheating, and the opposing team is rewarded two points if it is caught in later tricks of the same hand.
Where did the card game euchre come from?
Euchre, card game popular in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and Great Britain, especially in Cornwall and the West Country of England. It derives from a 19th-century Alsatian game called juckerspiel from the fact that its two top trumps are Jucker, meaning “jack.”