Who goes first after dealing cards?
If you are using a clockwise direction, the first player to play in the hand would be the one sitting to the immediate left of the dealer and if a counter-clockwise direction is being used, it would be the player to the dealers immediate right. In most card vocabulary, this player is called the “Eldest Hand”.
Is hearts higher than diamonds?
When suit ranking is applied, the most common conventions are: Alphabetical order: clubs (lowest), followed by diamonds, hearts, and spades (highest). This ranking is used in the game of bridge. Alternating colors: diamonds (lowest), followed by clubs, hearts, and spades (highest).
Do you cut cards to the left or right?
The player who is offered the deck to cut is usually the player to the dealers immediate right, while the player to receive the first card in the deal and make the first play is usually the player to the dealers immediate left. These two actions are sometimes confused with each other or reversed.